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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7990

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
046° 29' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 46.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Sheer coastal outcrop with the continental ice reaching almost to the top of its southern side, standing at the E side of the entrance to Alasheyev Bight in Enderby Land. Plotted from air photos taken by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1956. First visited in November 1960 by S.L. Kirkby, surveyor at Mawson Station, for whom it is named.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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