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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4063

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
028° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -28.55

Elevation (see definition): 1315

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A mostly ice-free ridge rising to 1,315 m in the W part of La Grange Nunataks, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. Descriptively named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC), 1971, from the spikes on the ridge crest giving an allusion of a dragon.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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