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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18250

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A relatively horizontal upland area of 20 square mi at the S side of Surveyors Range, Churchill Mountains. The ice-covered feature rises to 1800 m between Mansergh Snowfield and the head of Algie Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after John W. Bieber, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) principal investigator for solar and heliospheric studies with Antarctic cosmic ray observations at the McMurdo and South Pole Stations, 1988-2002.

Date Created (see definition): 01/24/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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