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

Feature Class (see definition): Area

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16233

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Low-lying area 0.3 mi S of Berry Head in the NE part of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The area is sheltered by low ridges on all sides and has a small freshwater pond in the center. Roughly surveyed in 1933 by DI personnel and resurveyed in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). The name given by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) arose because the bulk of moulting elephant seals on Signy Island wallow here in the summer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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