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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15948

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.5833333

Elevation (see definition): 36

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Minor knobs, 3 to 6 m high, composed of lake clay covered by glacial drift. The glacial drift has cobbles that are well polished by the wind and cut into ventifacts. The knobs are covered by ventifacts, suggesting the name, and are located just E of Lake Bonney in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by U.S. geologist Troy L. Pewe who was first to study and describe the knobs in Dec. 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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