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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 393

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A rocky crag on the N side of Airy Glacier, 4 mi NNE of Mount Gilbert, in the central part of Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) on Nov. 27, 1947, and surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), Nov. 4, 1958. The UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) name is descriptive of a snow patch lodged on the face of the rock which, in 1958, closely resembled a ship's anchor.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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