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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9980

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Col between the S part of LeMay Range and Planet Heights, which is the highest point on a possible sledging route between Jupiter and Uranus Glaciers in the E part of Alexander Island. First mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) from association with nearby Planet Heights and the glaciers which are named for planets.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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