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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11508

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
136° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -136.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): A line of cliffs, 6 mi long, breached near the center by Rhodes Icefall. The cliffs border the N side of Garfield Glacier in the W part of McDonald Heights, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Irene C. Peden, ionospheric physicist who made investigations on electrical measurements of the ice sheet near Byrd Station, 1970-71.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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