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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6761

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -156

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A col in the N part of Medina Peaks, about 3.5 mi SW of Marks Point, that allows a quick sledging route between the lower Amundsen and Scott Glaciers. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. The col was explored by New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1969-70, and so named because it is hidden behind ridges and spurs of the peaks to the NE and SW of it.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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