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

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9247

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A peak rising to c. 1,000 m on the central ridge of Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. The feature is notable for a monolith forming the summit. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Charles Maclaren (1782-1866), Scottish naturalist who in 1842 was the first to recognize the glacial control of sea level.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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