This page presents the geographical name data for Magsig Rampart 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): Magsig Rampart
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18895
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 54' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
142° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.9
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -142
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006
Description (see definition): An outcropping of rock forming a buttress or rampart on the west flank of the Stanford Plateau along the Watson Escarpment. The buttress rises about 400 m above the east side of Leverett Glacier near the glacier head. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Russell Magsig, a mechanic with the Siple Station winter party, 1983, who worked 16 summer seasons at Williams Field, South Pole Station, McMurdo Station, including participation on the U.S. Antarctic Program South Pole Traverse Project, 2002-05.
Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007
Date Edited (see definition): No data