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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 368

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.05

Elevation (see definition): 1700

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

Description (see definition): A great cirque, now occupied only by neve, carved on the N side of Mount Dromedary, whose walls rise sheer about 1,700 m from the floor of Roaring Valley on the E side of Royal Society Range. So named by the New Zealand Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1960-61, because of the feature's enormous size and near-perfect shape.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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