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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11959

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The gap between the Lashly Mountains and Portal Mountain, through which the main stream of the Skelton Glacier enters the Skelton neve from the polar plateau. The descriptive name was given in January 1958 by a New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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