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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17829

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 45' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.75

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A narrow broken ridge 2 mi S of Williams Cliff on Ross Island. The feature rises to c.1000 m and marks a declivity along the N flank of broad Turks Head Ridge, from which ice moves to Pukaru Icefalls. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, known as New Mexico Tech. From 1981, many Tech students under the direction of Philip R. Kyle, have undertaken graduate research projects (thesis and dissertation) on Mount Erebus, Ross Island.

Date Created (see definition): 10/25/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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