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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18074

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A peak SE of Mount Hughes in the Cook Mountains. The peak is sandstone with dolerite intrusions and is a sharp summit ridge. Named after the three winged creatures of Greek mythology only one of which (Medusa) could be killed by having its head cut off.

Date Created (see definition): 11/27/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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