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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5106

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Prominent bare rock scar of football shape on the N side of Football Mountain, on the ridge separating Edisto Inlet and Tucker Glacier. The scar is surrounded by an unbroken snow slope and is said to be always visible, though occasionally lightly covered by snow for short periods, and is consequently a landmark for pilots and men at Hallett station. Given this descriptive name by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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