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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11690

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A N-S line of about ten ice rises in Wilkins Ice Shelf, to the W of Alexander Island. Seen from the air on a British Antarctic Survey (BAS) radio echo sounding flight around Alexander Island, Feb. 11, 1967, and later accurately positioned from U.S. Landsat imagery. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1980 after David L. Petrie, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and SPRI electronic technician, c. 1966-70, who was on the flight.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Petrie Ice Rises 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 Petrie Ice Rises should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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