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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17871

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 52' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.8666667

Elevation (see definition): 2600

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): An inclined glacial course, 7 mi long and 1 mi wide, in the E part of Ross Island. The feature is partly framed between the S elements of the Kyle Hills and Guardrail Ridge, as it descends ESE from 2600 m near Mount Terror to 200 m near Allen Rocks. The glacial surface is relatively smooth and affords an unobstructed route between the Cape Crozier area and Mount Terror. The name is allusive and refers to a public place for taking a leisurely walk. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), 2000.

Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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