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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11858

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Series of summits along a ridge, extending 24 mi in a N-S direction between the S part of LeMay Range and George VI Sound in the E part of Alexander Island. First mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) from association with the nearby glaciers named for planets.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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