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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9794

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
136° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -136.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): A rocky knoll or ledge on the lower W slopes of Mount Berlin massif, in the Flood Range of Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Michael Mefford, a member of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) team that studied ice sheet dynamics in the area NE of Byrd Station, 1971-72.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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