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

Feature Class (see definition): Pillar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19135

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 09' 51" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 38' 43" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1641667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.6452778

Elevation (see definition): 1300

Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008

Description (see definition): A group of three prominent sandstone buttresses rising to c. 1300 meters at the top of steep cliffs above Miller Glacier in NW Saint Johns Range, Victoria Land. The group stands 1.5 miles SW of Queer Mountain. So named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (2006) because the massive upper sandstone unit has weathered into steep and cavernously sculptured tors which, when seen from below, have the appearance of gargoyle carvings.

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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