This page presents the geographical name data for Price Terrace 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): Price Terrace
Feature Class (see definition): Bench
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18758
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 19' 40" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 18' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3277778
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.3
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005
Description (see definition): A relatively level ice-free area c. 1 mi sq between LaBelle Valley and Berkey Valley in Cruzen Range, Victoria Land. The terrace rises to 1250 m, about 750 m above Barwick Valley close southward. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after P. Buford Price, Physics Department, University of California at Berkeley, a U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) principal investigator for cosmic-ray studies near McMurdo Station, 1989, and neutrino astrophysics research at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, 1991.
Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005
Date Edited (see definition): No data