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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14569

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.2

Elevation (see definition): 1850

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A mountain massif with steep rock cliffs on its S side, rising to 1,850 m in the south-central part of Shackleton Range. First mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE); photographed by U.S. Navy aircraft in 1967. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Philip J. Stephenson, Australian geologist with the transpolar party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) in 1956-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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