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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8630

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
57° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A valley 0.5 mi long with intensely gullied flanks, draining the NE part of Vindication Island, South Sandwich Islands. Its lower end lies SW of Braces Point on the E coast of the island. The name applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 derives from the pattern of the gullies which recall the radiating veins of a leaf.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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