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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17343

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 54' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1996

Description (see definition): Meltwater stream, 1,500 m long, flowing SW along the E side of Canada Glacier into the NE corner of Lake Hoare in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1996 after Dale T. Andersen, NASA limnologist, who established the camp at the base of the stream in 1978 and has conducted limnological studies in the area from that time. He participated in the first scuba diving investigations in lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys.

Date Created (see definition): 09/22/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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