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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16376

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
171° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 171.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A descriptive name for the prominent wedge-shaped rock spur that projects from Mount Patrick into the eastern part of Beardmore Glacier. This feature was almost surely observed by Shackleton's Southern Journey Party on its ascent of the Beardmore Glacier in December 1908. It was named by the South Pole Party of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13, under Robert Scott.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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