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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9724

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 16' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A glacial meltwater stream, 1 mi long, flowing SW from the snout of Commonwealth Glacier and entering the E end of Lake Fryxell between Lost Seal Stream and Aiken Creek, in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Diane McKnight, research hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), leader of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) field teams over several years (1987-94) that made extensive studies of the hydrology and geochemistry of streams flowing into Lake Fryxell.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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