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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11921

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A subglacial basin situated generally between Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains and the Dominion Range in East Antarctica. The feature was roughly delineated by American, United Kingdom and Soviet seismic field parties, 1958-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1961) for the proximity of the feature to the South Pole area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Polar Subglacial Basin 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 Polar Subglacial Basin should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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