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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 818

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An east-facing cirque to the N of Sloman Glacier in SE Adelaide Island. The cirque indents the S side of the ridge that extends from the SE part of Mount Liotard. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1982 after Eric K.P. Back of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), who in addition to service at Adelaide Station and Grytviken from 1964-65, also served as British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Base Commander, Signy, 1974-75, Halley, 1975-76, Faraday, 1977-78, and Rothera, 1978-79.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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