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Titan Dome: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Titan Dome in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Titan Dome

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15334

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
88° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -88.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165

Elevation (see definition): 3100

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A large ice dome on the polar plateau, trending E-W and rising to 3,100 m between Queen Maud Mountains and the South Pole. The dome was first crossed by the sledge parties of Shackleton, Amundsen, and Scott on their journeys toward the South Pole, and was described as a major snow ridge. It was delineated by the SPRI-NFS-TUD airborne radio echo sounding program, 1967-79, and named after the Cambridge University (U.K.) Titan computer, which was used to process all the early radio echo sounding data for this part of Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Titan Dome in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Titan Dome should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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