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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3116

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 305

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): A col at 305 m, between Copper Peak and Billie Peak in the Osterrieth Range of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Probably first seen by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99, under Gerlache. The name "Copper Glacier" appears in this position on a chart based on a 1927 survey by DI personnel on the Discovery. The feature was resurveyed in 1955 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who reported that col would be a better descriptive term.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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