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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4051

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
116° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -116.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): One of several small cones or cone remnants along the SW side of Toney Mountain in Marie Byrd Land. Located 3 mi WSW of Boeger Peak. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Bill S. Downs, AC1, U.S. Navy (USN), Air Controlman at Williams Field near McMurdo Station in the 1969-70 and 1970-71 austral summers. He wintered at Little America V on the Ross Ice Shelf, 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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