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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11293

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A steep escarpment at the W side of Cotton Plateau in the Queen Elizabeth Range, overlooking Marsh and Nimrod Glaciers. Seen by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1961-62) and so named because of the resemblance to a protective wall at the junction of two rivers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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