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Thompo Icefall: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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