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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13150

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 57' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.95

Elevation (see definition): 185

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Snow-covered col, 185 m high, between Red Rock Ridge and the Blackwall Mountains, on the W coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948-49 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named by them because the col affords a safe sledging route between Neny Fjord and Rymill Bay when there is open water off the W end of Red Rock Ridge.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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