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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14379

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -166.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A spectacular icefall descending northward through central Duncan Mountains to Amundsen Coast. The icefall cascades through the mountains giving the appearance of a turbulent spillway on a dam. The descriptive name was approved by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) from a proposal by Edmund Stump, geologist, Arizona State University, who worked in this area, 1974-75.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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