This page presents the geographical name data for Elgar Uplands 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): Elgar Uplands
Feature Class (see definition): Area
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 4425
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 39' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 43' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.65
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.7166667
Elevation (see definition): 1900
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961
Description (see definition): Uplands rising to 1,900 m, between Tufts Pass to the N and Sullivan Glacier to the S, in the N part of Alexander Island. First photographed from the air and roughly mapped by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) in 1937. Remapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960, and from U.S. Landsat imagery of February, 1975. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934), English composer.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data