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Van der Veen Ice Stream: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Van der Veen Ice Stream 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): Van der Veen Ice Stream

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18333

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
130° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -130

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A large SE tributary to Whillans Ice Stream in Marie Byrd Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Cornelis J. "Kees" van der Veen, Byrd Polar Research Center and Departments of Geological Sciences and Geography, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; glacial theoretician and collaborator with Ian Whillans, 1986-2001, in many seminal reports on the dynamics of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, including former Ice Stream B, now Whillans Ice Stream (q.v.).

Date Created (see definition): 01/31/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Van der Veen Ice Stream 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 Van der Veen Ice Stream should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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