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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16422

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7

Elevation (see definition): 110

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

Description (see definition): Hill, 110 m, situated just N of Primero de Mayo Bay, on the W side of Port Foster, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The hill was charted by a British expedition 1828-31, under Foster. Named by Lieutenant Commander D.N. Penfold, Royal Navy (RN), following his survey of the island in 1948-49, after Wensleydale in Yorkshire, England.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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