This page presents the geographical name data for Trueman Terraces 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): Trueman Terraces
Feature Class (see definition): Bench
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15589
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 43' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
022° 41' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.7166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -22.6833333
Elevation (see definition): 1520
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): Ice-free terraces rising to 1,520 m on the E side of Goldschmidt Cirque, near the E end of Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir Arthur E. Trueman (1895-1956), British geologist, who worked on the coal measures and their correlation by marine bands, and on the introduction of statistical methods into paleontology; Professor of Geology, Glasgow University, 1937-46; President, Geological Society of London, 1945-47.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data