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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17607

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A bench (c.45 m) on the W side of White Island, 1 mi from the N end, in Ross Archipelago. The bench comprises the NW-most moraine-covered volcanic outcrops on the island, upon which occur tuffaceous conglomerate block and shell fragments of the Scallop Hill Formation. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1999) after Ian G. Speden, New Zealand Geological Survey, DSIR, who, accompanied by A.C. Beck, collected fossiliferous deposits here, Dec. 22, 1958.

Date Created (see definition): 12/28/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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