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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16738

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 49' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Ice-filled basin on the W side of the Douglas Range, immediately W of Mount Egbert in the N part of Alexander Island. First seen from the air and roughly mapped by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) in 1937. More accurately mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the feature's kettle-like shape.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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