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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13996

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A terrace in the NW part of Signy Island, South Orkney Islands, extending N-S from the vicinity of Spindrift Rocks to the vicinity of Express Cove. Named in 1980 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) from the numerous pairs of brown skuas nesting in the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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