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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15649

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 46' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.7666667

Elevation (see definition): 200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A precipitous black headland over 200 m high, 5 mi ESE of Cape Evans on the W side of Ross Island. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04) and so named because of its resemblance to a head swathed in a turban.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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