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

Feature Class (see definition): Area

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4777

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.5

Elevation (see definition): 750

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A relatively smooth ice-covered upland, rising to c. 750 m and forming the E part of Hutton Mountains, between Wright Inlet and Keller Inlet, Lassiter Coast, Palmer Land. The feature was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-67. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1991 after Joseph C. Farman, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS)-British Antarctic Survey (BAS) atmospheric physicist, 1957-90; scientific officer, Argentine Islands, 1957-59 (Base Leader, 1958-59).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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