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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7939

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
096° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -96.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): Ice-covered cliffs, with numerous rock exposures, forming the S side of the larger N arm of Morgan Inlet, on Thurston Island. The cliffs were first investigated by geologists with the U.S. Navy (USN) Bellingshausen Sea Expedition in February 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Charles E. King, geologist, member of the Ellsworth Land Survey which worked at the cliffs in the 1968-69 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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