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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3164

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Narrow channel separating Galindez Island from the E part of Skua Island in the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago. First surveyed in 1935-36 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. So named in 1954 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because a prominent cornice overhangs the ice cliff on the Galindez Island side of the channel.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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