This page presents the geographical name data for Zumberge Coast 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): Zumberge Coast
Feature Class (see definition): Beach
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16972
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
074° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968
Description (see definition): That portion of the E coast of Ellsworth Land between Cape Zumberge and the S entrance point to Hercules Inlet. Overlooking the W part of Ronne Ice Shelf, this coast was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs taken 1961-66 and Landsat imagery taken 1973-74. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1986 after James H. Zumberge (1923-92), American geologist and glaciologist who directed research on Ross Ice Shelf, 1957-64; Chairman, Committee on Polar Research (later Polar Research Board) of NAS, 1972-76; President, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), 1982-86; President, University of Southern California, 1980-91.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data