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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12673

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 51' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): A glacial cirque on the S wall of Eastwind Ridge immediately W of Mount Naab, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land. Icefalls at the head provide the main ice flow into the Towle Glacier. One of the nautical names in Convoy Range. The name was applied by a 1989-90 New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) field party to describe the fastest flowing tributary to Towle Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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