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

Feature Class (see definition): Slope

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18170

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001

Description (see definition): An ice slope between the N end of Lindstrom Ridge and Tether Rock in the Meteorite Hills, Darwin Mountains. The slope is at the W end of the Circle Icefall in Darwin Glacier and appears to be the only route through the icefall. Descriptively named by the Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58, which made the first descent of the glacier.

Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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