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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5395

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A glacial meltwater tributary stream, 1.6 mi long, flowing N from Howard Glacier into Delta Stream in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Spaulding Pond lies along this watercourse. The name was suggested by Diane McKnight, leader of a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team which made extensive studies of the hydrology and geochemistry of streams and ponds in the Lake Fryxell basin, 1987-94. Named after hydrologist Edward Furlong, a member of the field team that established stream gaging stations on streams flowing into Lake Fryxell in the 1990-91 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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