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

Feature Class (see definition): Isthmus

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15815

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.0833333

Elevation (see definition): 30

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A volcanic plug, 30 m from base to summit, standing less than 0.5 mi SW of Chester Cone in Byers Peninsula on the W end of Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Named by K.R. Everett, Institute of Polar Studies, Ohio State University, who visited the area in Feb. 1969. The name derives from the genus of lichen, Usnea, prevalent on the plug and in this vicinity.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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