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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2428

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.75

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A group of mostly ice-covered peaks and ridges, rising to c. 1,500 m N of Tufts Pass and forming the S end of Rouen Mountains (q.v.), Alexander Island. The feature was photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and was mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960. Further delineation was made from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1966-67 and from U.S. Landsat imagery taken Jan. 1974. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 after Bernard W. Care, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist, Stonington Island, 1973-75; Adelaide Island and N Alexander Island, 1975-76 and 1976-77.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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