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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17354

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Meltwater stream, 3,000 m long, flowing SW from SE end of Lacroix Glacier to the NE end of Lake Bonney in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1996 after John C. Priscu, ecologist, Montana State University; principal investigator from 1984 on numerous studies of marine and fresh water systems in the McMurdo region and the author of numerous papers on the ecology of this area; led first WINFLY expedition (1991) into the McMurdo Dry Valleys.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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