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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 330

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
011° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 11.3666667

Elevation (see definition): 2200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A flat-topped rock summit (2,200 m) at the head of Grautskala Cirque, immediately W of Altarduken Glacier, in the Humboldt Mountains of Queen Maud Land. Discovered and given the descriptive name Altar by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) under Ritscher, 1938-39.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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