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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7436

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): An ice-covered headland forming the NE point of Slichter Foreland, Martin Peninsula, on the Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. First delineated by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in January 1947. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander Glen Jacobsen, USN, captain of the icebreaker Atka on the 1954-55 reconnaissance cruise to Antarctica to examine sites for use as science stations during the 1957-58 IGY.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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