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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13050

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
141° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -141

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Marie Byrd Land between Brennan Point and Cape Burks. Named by R. Admiral Byrd for Col. Jacob Ruppert of New York, a supporter of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1933-35) that made the first aerial reconnaissance flight along this coast. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) completely mapped the coast from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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