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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1532

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
124° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -124.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A fairly conspicuous, mound-shaped knoll that is almost completely snow covered, standing midway between Thurston Glacier and Armour Inlet on the N coast of Siple Island. This feature was first plotted by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump in January 1947. The descriptive name was suggested by a member of the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) staff on the basis of the appearance of the feature in the aerial photographs.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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