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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15009

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A marine channel in the South Shetland Islands, running E-W between O'Brien Island and Eadie Island and characterized by strong tidal rips and whirlpools. The channel was crossed by a party of the U.K. Joint Services Expedition to Elephant Island in January 1977, and so named after the Tasman canoes used in the crossing.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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