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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 577

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
077° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 77

Elevation (see definition): 4000

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): The highest ice feature in Antarctica, comprising a dome or eminence of just over 4,000 m elevation, located near the center of East Antarctica and approximately midway between the head of Lambert Glacier and the South Pole. At first called "Dome A," details of the morphology of this feature were determined by the SPRI-NSF-TUD airborne radio echo sounding program, 1967-79. Named by SPRI from Greek mythology; Argus built the ship in which Jason and the Argonauts traveled.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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