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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17885

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A cone 0.6 mi SSE of Post Office Hill in the Kyle Hills, Ross Island. The feature rises to c.400 m. A the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after John A. Gamble, geologist, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, who participated in three U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) field projects under Kyle's leadership, 1981-82, 1982-83, and 1984-85; later with NZAP on the West Antarctic Volcano Exploration, 1989-90, a collaborative US-UK-NZ effort in Marie Byrd Land; extensive work on Xenoliths that occur in volcanic rocks, including work at Cape Crozier and Cape Bird on Ross Isand.

Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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