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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18847

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 3600

Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006

Description (see definition): A broad ice-covered col at 3600 m elevation between the S side of Mount Shinn and the Vinson Massif in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The col is relatively level, 1.5 miles wide, and is easily identified from positions east and west of the range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after John W. Goodge, Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Minnesota, Duluth; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) investigator of the evolution of the East Antarctic shield, mid 1980s to 2006.

Date Created (see definition): 08/06/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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