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

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16816

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 31' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5166667

Elevation (see definition): 750

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Three distinctive spires (aiguilles) rising to c. 750 m at the E side of Chinook Pass on the Rymill Coast, Palmer Land. The feature was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1966, and was surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1970-73. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Graham K. Wright, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) general assistant, Halley Station, 1969-71, and Stonington Island, 1972-73, (Station Leader) 1974-75.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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