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

Feature Class (see definition): Lake

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18899

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 18' 14" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 51' 45" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3038889

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.8625

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Two ponds close together at the S end of Conrad Ledge in The Fortress, Cruzen Range, Victoria Land. The New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) revised its 2005 decision of Greenfield Ponds to Mahaka Ponds in 2006. Mahaka is a Maori word meaning twin, which is a descriptive name for the two ponds in close proximity.

Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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