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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15467

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8

Elevation (see definition): 750

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A bluff rising to c. 750 m and marking the NE end of Boulding Ridge, located between Todd Glacier and McClary Glacier on Fallieres Coast. So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because T.J. Allan and J.F. Noel died in the vicinity as a result of an accident on a sledge journey from Stonington Island in May 1966.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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