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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15967

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A small ice rise in Wilkins Ice Shelf, off W Alexander Island. It was roughly mapped from the air by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on a radio echo sounding flight, Feb. 1, 1967, and later accurately positioned from U.S. Landsat imagery of Feb. 1979. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1980 after Flight Lieutenant Robert P. Vere, RAF, the second pilot of the Twin Otter aircraft used on the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) flight.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Vere Ice Rise 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 Vere Ice Rise should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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