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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18711

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2004

Description (see definition): A freshwater frozen pond in the Labyrinth of Wright Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys. The pond is near the SW extremity of Healy Trough, 0.2 mi E of the Wright Upper Glacier terminus. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2004) after a USCG Dauphin helicopter (HH-65A) that landed on the pond January 20, 2004, in the course of sampling the pond.

Date Created (see definition): 07/14/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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