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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1289

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25

Elevation (see definition): 1220

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A line of heights (1,220 m), snow-covered to E but with a west-facing rock escarpment, rising E of Schimper Glacier in the Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Reinhard Bernhardi, German geologist, who in 1832 first recognized the moraines and erratics of north Germany as evidence of a former south extension of the Arctic ice sheet.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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