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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13893

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
127° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -127.8

Elevation (see definition): 3350

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): An ice-capped mesa with steep rock walls whose summit area is 2 mi long and wide and rises to 3,350 m. It stands just N of Haworth Mesa between the heads of Norfolk and Olentangy Glaciers in the Wisconsin Range. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Joseph J. Sisco, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Chairman of the Antarctic Policy Group in 1966.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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