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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17495

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.1833333

Elevation (see definition): 90

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999

Description (see definition): A slightly bowed crag extending N from Cinder Spur and rising to about 90 m above the presently unnamed glacier on its W side. The name is derived from the mistaken belief that Cinder Spur was mainly composed of cinders from the supposed adjacent volcanic vent, now proved by snow retreat to be a cirque. The crag is formed of sedimentary rock, whereas Cinder Spur is a dyke.

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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