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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18362

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice Stream about 15 mi long flowing into Venable Ice Shelf W of Allison Peninsula. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Donald R. Wiesnet, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, pioneer, from the 1970s to the 1980s, in the use of remotely sensed data for mapping Antarctica and first to conceive of the use of polar orbiting satellite data to completely map the continent.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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