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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13095

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 54' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An area of icefalls between Smythe Shoulder and Coyer Point on the E side of Martin Peninsula, Walgreen Coast, in Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67, and Landsat imagery, 1972-73. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after Paul Rydelek, geophysicist, University of California, Los Angeles, a member of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) winter party at South Pole Station, 1974.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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