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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17458

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 27' 58" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 08' 24" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4661111

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.14

Elevation (see definition): 60

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

Description (see definition): An upstanding arcuate rocky headland with sub-vertical cliff faces to seaward, and flanked to north and south by rock cliffs. It rises above adjacent cliffs, to about 60 m above sea level at the south side of Hydra Cove, Livingston Island. The headland is one of several features given the name of “fabulous beasts” in the Williams Point area. Named by UK-APC (1998) after the mythical Gargoyle, a dragon-monster.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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