This page presents the geographical name data for Thompo 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): Thompo Icefall
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15205
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 18' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
050° 08' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.3
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -50.1333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An icefall at the NE edge of Saratoga Table between Mount Hummer and Mount Hook, in the Forrestal Range, Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1967 from ground surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken in 1964. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1979 after Robert W. Thompson, photographer of U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 in the Balleny Islands and Sky-Hi Nunataks areas, 1963-64, and in the Pensacola Mountains, 1964-65. Thompo is a nickname by which he and other family members have been known.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data