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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10072

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A cirque forming a large embayment in the E side of Haskell Ridge in the Darwin Mountains. It is the type locality for the Misthound Coal measures, a formation of the Beacon Sequence of the Darwin Mountains. So named by Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1962-63, because of the eerie bleakness and often mist-filled floor of the cirque, which contains many peculiarly shaped boulders resembling large dogs.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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