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

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15702

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
090° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -90.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Two flat-topped pillar rocks standing 1 mi SW of Cape Eva, the N extremity of Peter I Island. The rocks were sighted from the Odd I by a Norwegian expedition under Eyvind Tofte in 1927. The name Tvistein (two stones) was applied by a Norwegian expedition under Nils Larsen which charted the island from the Norvegia in 1929.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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