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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14853

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.95

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A bench-like elevation at the SE end of Gair Mesa that overlooks the head of Campbell Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by the northern party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1962-63, because of a dog fight here in which one dog was so badly torn that its wounds required sutures.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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