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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8837

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A small ice rise NE of Miller Ice Rise, situated near the ice front of Wordie Ice Shelf on Fallieres Coast. The feature was mapped from U.S. Landsat imagery, 1974-79. So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because the ice rise plays a key role in maintaining the position of the ice front, as observed in 1979.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Linchpin Ice Rise 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 Linchpin Ice Rise should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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