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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18068

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A remarkable cirque, 4 mi wide, between the base of Tentacle Ridge and Mount Hughes in Cook Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Michael J. Starbuck, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) cartographer who, with Roger A. Barlow, operated the seismometer and Doppler satellite receiving stations at South Pole, winter 1992; member of US-NZ field team in a program to combine US and NZ geodetic networks in the McMurdo Dry Valleys area, summer 1996-97.

Date Created (see definition): 11/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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