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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18027

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 59' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.9833333

Elevation (see definition): 1570

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

Description (see definition): A mountain with a spire-like summit (1570 m) between Cranfield Icefalls and Gaussiran Glacier in NE Britannia Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Bradish F. Johnson, Chief Optical Science Laboratory, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), with responsibility for calibrating aerial mapping cameras used in Antarctica; conducted GPS observations during U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)-Ohio State University Transantarctic Mountains Deformation Project, summer 1999-2000.

Date Created (see definition): 11/21/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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