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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15994

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
011° 59' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 11.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A medial moraine in Humboldt Graben, originating near Zwiesel Mountain and trending N in string-like fashion for 13 mi along the W flank of the Petermann Ranges, Wohlthat Mountains. First plotted from air photos by German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE), 1938-39. Remapped by Norwegian Antarctic Expedition (NorAE), 1956-60, and named Vestbanen (the west path). The feature is similar to Austbanen Moraine which parallels it 7 mi eastward.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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