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Price Terrace: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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