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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13855

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Conspicuous promontory rising to 1,065 meters. It projects S into the N side of New Bedford Inlet 4 mi NW of Cape Kidson, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered and photographed from the air in December 1940 by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). During 1947 it was photographed from the air by members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for Sir George C. Simpson.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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