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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13651

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): A small, secluded valley area completely isolated by mountain peaks, located immediately S of Joyce Glacier and Pewe Peak. The valley reminded personnel of the Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE) (1960-61), who applied the name, of James Hilton's Shangri-la in Lost Horizon.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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