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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11274

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 08' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 68.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): A steep-sided gorge 3 mi long which joins Radok and Beaver Lakes, in the Prince Charles Mountains. Photographed from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) aircraft in 1956. The gorge was traveled by A. Medvecky, Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) geologist in Jan.-Feb., 1969. Named by ANCA after the Snow Petrels (Pagodroma nivea) which nest in the weathered sandstone walls of the gorge.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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