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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8277

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
024° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -24.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A glacier-filled cirque between Glen Glacier and Murchison Cirque on the S side of the Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. The feature was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Professor Hisashi Kuno (1910-69), Japanese petrologist, who worked on basaltic magmas.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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