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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18072

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 33' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.55

Elevation (see definition): 2760

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

Description (see definition): A prominent mountain, 2760 m, located 3 mi ENE of Mount Aldrich on the main ridge of Britannia Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander Edward M. Ward, USN, commanding officer of U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 during Operation Deep Freeze I and II, 1955-56 and 1956-57.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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