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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1213

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7

Elevation (see definition): 700

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Steep-sided headland, 700 m, forming the N side of the entrance to Andvord Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99, and named after Prof. Edouard Van Beneden, president of the Belgica Commission and author of several of the zoological reports of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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