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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6396

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 13' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A meltwater stream, 3 mi long, which flows N from the unnamed glacier E of Crescent Glacier into the E part of Lake Fryxell, Taylor Valley, in Victoria Land. The name was suggested by hydrologist Diane McKnight, leader of a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team that made extensive studies of the hydrology and geochemistry of streams and ponds in the Lake Fryxell basin, 1987-94. Named after U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) hydrologist Richard A. Harnish, a member of the field team in the 1988-89 and 1990-91 seasons; during latter season assisted in establishing stream gaging stations on streams flowing into Lake Fryxell.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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