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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10800

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Rock outcrops on the W side of Longing Peninsula at the NE end of Nordenskjold Coast. The feature extends S for 2 mi from the vicinity of Longing Gap and is the type locality for the geologic Nordenskjold Formation. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) following British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geological work, 1987-88, after Otto Nordenskjold, leader of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, who explored this coast in 1902.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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