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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12655

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Five crest-like summits surmounting the E side of Sunshine Glacier, Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The name, originally applied to the highest peak by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) following a survey of 1948-49, is descriptive of the feature's heavy cover of hoarfrost, or rime. A collective name for the summits was considered to be more useful.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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