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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15589

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
022° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -22.6833333

Elevation (see definition): 1520

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Ice-free terraces rising to 1,520 m on the E side of Goldschmidt Cirque, near the E end of Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir Arthur E. Trueman (1895-1956), British geologist, who worked on the coal measures and their correlation by marine bands, and on the introduction of statistical methods into paleontology; Professor of Geology, Glasgow University, 1937-46; President, Geological Society of London, 1945-47.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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