Synop Information for 89087 in Thiel Mountains Aws, -, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S)

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Registered Location

Latitude: 85° 12' 0" S (deg min sec), -85.2000° (decimal), 8512.00S (LORAN)
Longitude: 87° 53' 0" W (deg min sec), -87.8833° (decimal), 08753.00W (LORAN)
Elevation: 1634 metres (5361 feet) -- validated against 1640 metres (5379 feet) from Google
Location: Thiel Mountains Aws, -, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S)

The location information for this site was gathered from 4 data sources. The source which most closely matches the consensus is chosen. Many of these sources only report the location to the nearest minute (or hundredth of degree). This can lead to the marker being placed noticeably incorrectly. Please see Discussion of Location Errors for more information. Show location history.

There are no photographs of the station. If you have pictures of this location, then please email them to 89087@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

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Neighboring Stations

This is a list of stations that are close to this station.

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SiteDistanceLocation
8907999.1 milesNortheast Criosfera 1, Stations Operated By Brazil (lat -84.0000°, long -79.4942°, altitude 1285 metres) (data present)
89314174.8 milesWest University of Wisconsin ID 21358 (Theresa), -, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (lat -84.6000°, long -115.8167°, altitude 1463 metres)
89049225.6 milesSoutheast Ago-2, -, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (lat -85.6667°, long -46.3833°, altitude 1860 metres)
89259239.1 milesEast Fichner-Ronne Schelfice, -, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (lat -83.1667°, long -59.5833°, altitude 165 metres)
89329276.4 milesWest Harry, West Antarctica, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (lat -83.0000°, long -121.3833°, altitude 945 metres)
NZSP332.0 milesSouth Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica (lat -90.0000°, long 0.0000°, altitude 2830 metres) (data present)
89108335.4 milesSouth Henry, High Polar Plateau, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (lat -89.0000°, long -1.0167°, altitude 2755 metres)
89202337.0 milesSouth University of Wisconsin ID 8985, -, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (lat -89.0000°, long 0.3000°, altitude 2877 metres)
89013522.1 milesEast Baldrick (M-83), High Polar Plateau, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (lat -82.7740°, long -13.0540°, altitude 1968 metres) (data present)
89034693.0 milesEast Belgrano II (ARG), -, Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (lat -77.8667°, long -34.6167°, altitude 256 metres) (data present)

Location Formats

The location is shown in three different formats. Each of these is used in some software, and is shown on some websites.

Degrees Minutes Seconds: VWS/VWSAPRS, WeatherLink 5.5, WeatherLink (5.2-5.4), WeatherView (Linux)

Decimal degrees: FreeWX, WeatherView32 (PC application)

LORAN: WeatherDisplay, WUHU, Henriksen WServer

Resources

CWOP Home: This describes the whole CWOP program and has a large amount of useful information.

CWOP Siting Guide (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Another CWOP Guide (PDF): This is another guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Urban Siting and Operations (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station in an urban environment.

APRS WX Message format: This describes the actual format of the messages transmitted that carry WX information.

WXQC Mailing List: This is a mailing list where data quality issues are discussed. Assistance with software configuration can often be found here.

Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

Geographically nearby web pages: Use Geourl to find web pages that deal with locations geographically close to this site.


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