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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18342

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
083° 49' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice Stream more than 15 mi long flowing into Eltanin Bay SW of Wirth Peninsula. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Jane G. Ferrigno, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Reston, Virginia, specialist from the 1970s to the present in the use of satellite imagery for glacier studies and map compilation, co-leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team that compiled the 1:5,000,000-scale Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer maps of Antarctica, and task leader of the team that is compiling 25 Glaciological and Coastal-Change Maps of Antarctica.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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