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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15799

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
005° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -5.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A line of rock cliff and spurs trending SW for 10 mi from Urfjelldokka Valley, forming a part of the Kirwan Escarpment in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949-52) and additional air photos (1958-59). They gave the Urfjell (mountain with rock-strewn slopes).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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