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

Feature Class (see definition): Area

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5084

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice-covered upland, 20 mi long and 10 mi wide, on the Black Coast, Palmer Land, terminating on the NE in Cape Herdman and bounded on the N by Violante Inlet and on the S by Clowes Glacier. The feature was photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940, the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in 1947, and the U.S. Navy (USN), 1965-67; surveyed by the joint Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE)-Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) sledge party in November 1947. Named in 1981 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Gordon E. Fogg, Professor of Marine Biology, University College of North Wales, 1971-85, who conducted research in the Antarctic Peninsula area in conjunction with British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in 1966, 1974, and 1979; Chairman, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Scientific Advisory Committee, 1970-86.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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