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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13371

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): An island-like mountain massif in the E part of Palmer Land. The feature is surrounded by the flow of the Rankin and Cline Glaciers, 3 mi W of Rowley Massif. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1974. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Eberhard G. Schirmacher, topographic engineer, leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) topographic party on two expeditions to the Lassiter Coast, 1969-70 and 1970-71. He was U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) party leader to Pine Island Bay, 1974-75.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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