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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8502

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
023° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -23.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A cirque to the W of Goldschmidt Cirque in the E portion of Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967. Surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Charles Lapworth (1842-1920), British geologist who established the stratigraphic succession in S Scotland and who defined the Ordovician system; Professor of Geology and Physiography, Birmingham University, 1881-1913.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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