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Zumberge Coast: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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