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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8605

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
112° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 112.8333333

Elevation (see definition): 1395

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

Description (see definition): A large ice dome which rises to 1,395 m directly south of Cape Poinsett. The feature was roughly mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47. The dome has been the subject of intensive glaciological and geophysical surveys by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), 1962-65. Named by ANCA for Phillip G. Law, Director of the Antarctic Division, Australian Department of External Affairs, 1949-66.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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