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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14015

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
154° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -154.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A col between Mount Griffith and a very low peak on its NE side, in the Hays Mountains. The col provides a sledging route from Scott Glacier to the head of Koerwitz Glacier and thence northward. So named by members of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) who used this route in 1969-70 when the W side of the lower reaches of Scott Glacier were found to be impassable.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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