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

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1368

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
145° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -145.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 300

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Massive granite monolith with vertical faces rising more than 300 m above the continental ice, standing just W of Mount Rea between Arthur and Boyd Glaciers, in the Ford Ranges of Marie Byrd Land. Discovered in November 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) sledge party under Paul Siple, and so named because of its form and appearance.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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