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Elgar Uplands: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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