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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1356

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -163.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A snow-covered saddle at the SW side of Mount Betty in northern Herbert Range, Queen Maud Mountains. The saddle was traversed in December 1929 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Laurence Gould. It was named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1963-64, because one of the party's motor toboggans was abandoned here with a smashed big end bearing.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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