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Mirabilite Pond: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Mirabilite Pond 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): Mirabilite Pond

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10049

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 56' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): An alkali pond at a high elevation in the southern part of Hidden Valley, west of Koettlitz Glacier. The pond is located on the northern side of the ridge that bounds the southeast part of Hidden Valley. The feature was studied by U.S. geologist Troy L. Pewe (1957-58) whose finding of a thin film of white salt mirabilite (Glauber's salt) around the edge of the pond suggested the name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Mirabilite Pond 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 Mirabilite Pond should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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