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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11670

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 72.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A line of icefalls at the terminus of Stevenson Glacier, where the latter enters the east part of Amery Ice Shelf. Delineated in 1952 by John H. Roscoe from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by Roscoe for J.C. Peterson, Jr., air crewman on Operation Highjump photographic flights in the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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