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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18739

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 23' 40" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 26' 25" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3944444

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.4402778

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): An oblong islandlike mesa, 5 mi long and rising to 1345m, that is the largest and E-most of three mesas in the Insel Range, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Victoria Land. The upper surface is relatively level but the periphery is marked by abrupt cliffs that rise 500 to 600 m above the floor of Barwick Valley and McKelvey Valley. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Francis Halzen, Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, who (1988) conceived of AMANDA, the Antarctic muon and neutrino detector array at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) principal investigator in a project to build the “IceCube” neutrino telescope at the South Pole Station in six field seasons beginning 2004-05.

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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