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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17457

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 27' 59" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 07' 47" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4663889

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.1297222

Elevation (see definition): 10

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1998

Description (see definition): A broad gravel and boulder strewn area flanking Dragon Cove, and extending up to about 10 m above sea level. To the north it ascends to the Williams Point platform, to the south it is bounded by an ice ramp, and rises to the west onto the flank of Gargoyle Bastion. The feature is a major source of petrified wood, which is abundantly strewn over this area. Named by UK-APC (1998) in association with Dragon Cove (q.v.).

Date Created (see definition): 09/25/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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