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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17479

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
148° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -148.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An ice dome approximately 100 km wide and 100 km long, located 130 km east of Siple Coast. Charles Bentley and Robert Thomas established a "strain rosette" on this feature to determine ice movement in 1973-74. They referred to the feature as Siple Dome because of its proximity to Siple Coast.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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