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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12234

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 48' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.8

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): Mostly snow-covered heights, 15 mi long and 4 mi wide, rising over 1,000 m and forming the coastline between the Barnett and Dennistoun Glaciers in northern Victoria Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Louis O. Quam, Chief Scientist, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 1967-72.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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