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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8772

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A chain of four rock nunataks on the W side of Gordon Glacier in the Shackleton Range. First mapped by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) in 1957; photographed by U.S. Navy (trimetrogon aerial photography) in 1967. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Squadron Leader John H. Lewis, RAF, senior pilot of the RAF contingent of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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