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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15288

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Headland forming the E side of Bridger Bay on the N coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. First seen in December 1821 in the course of the joint cruise by Captain Nathaniel Palmer, American sealer, and Captain George Powell, British sealer. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1956-58 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for William L.N. Tickell, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) meteorologist at Signy Island in 1955 and leader at that station in 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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