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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5158

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.9166667

Elevation (see definition): 300

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

Description (see definition): A platform of Beacon Sandstone dissected to form four promontories bordered by cliffs over 300 m high. Situated on the shoulder to the NE of Webb Glacier, they form part of the divide between the Webb and Victoria Upper Glaciers. Named by the Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1959-60, for its fortress-like appearance.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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