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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17172

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1977

Description (see definition): An undersea trough between the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands. Named for Edward Bransfield who charted the South Shetland Islands in 1820. Name approved 10/77 (Advisory Committee for Undersea Features (ACUF) 177).

Date Created (see definition): 07/10/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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