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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17250

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): Prominent steep-walled cirques that indent the west part of Colwell Massif, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Ellen Stone Mosley-Thompson, glaciologist, Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, who from 1974 analyzed ice samples from Antarctica and conducted field research at South Pole, Siple Station, and Plateau Remote Camp. Not: Mosely-Thompson Cirques.

Date Created (see definition): 09/21/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Mosley-Thompson Cirques 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 Mosley-Thompson Cirques should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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