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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8010

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A meltwater stream in the Victoria Valley, Victoria Land, that flows W from Victoria Lower Glacier into Lake Vida. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after James Steven Kite, University of Maine, geological field assistant with the Victoria Valley party, 1977-78. Kite was conducting research in the glacial geology of Victoria Valley, when, not as a part of his research, he found a 43-pound meteorite iron in a moraine 0.3 mi inland from Victoria Lower Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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