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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17421

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.3666667

Elevation (see definition): 1950

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): A cone-shaped peak in the Asgard Range, Victoria Land, rising to 1,950 m on the ridge separating the upper reaches of Bartley Glacier and Newall Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1997 after Mark S. Twickler, a specialist in recovery, analysis, and interpretation of ice core records, with many seasons in Antarctica and Greenland, 1984-95; Executive Director, National Ice Core Laboratory-Science Management Office, from 1997. As a member of a University of New Hampshire field party, 1988-89, Twickler participated in glaciochemical investigations that collected two ice cores, 150 and 175 m deep, from upper Newall Glacier, in proximity of this peak.

Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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