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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7524

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
114° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -114.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A broad ice-covered area rising over 500 m and covering some 25 square miles, located S of McClinton Glacier and W of Mount Bray on Bakutis Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Charles Jenkins, NOAA geophysicist; Station Scientific Leader at South Pole Station, winter party 1974.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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