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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14834

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A meltwater stream 1 mi south of Gneiss Point on the coast of Victoria Land. It issues from the front of Wilson Piedmont Glacier and flows eastward to Arnold Cove. The stream was studied by Robert L. Nichols, geologist for Metcalf and Eddy, Engineers, Boston, MA, which made engineering studies here under contract to the U.S. Navy in the 1957-58 season. Named by Nichols for Lieutenant Alexander Surko, U.S. Navy (USN), second-in-command of the Navy party that worked on the aircraft landing strip close north of this stream.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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