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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11772

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
094° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -94.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 1295

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A remnant volcanic cone, 1,295 m, with a shear north-facing rock cliff and a gradual slope at the south side, standing directly at the base of Avalanche Ridge in the Jones Mountains. With its dark rock rising 100 m above the surrounding area, it is clearly the most prominent landmark in these mountains. Mapped by the University of Minnesota-Jones Mountains Party, 1960-61, and named by them after Pillsbury Hall which houses the Department of Geology at the University of Minnesota.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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