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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18363

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
088° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -88.45

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 just E of Fletcher Peninsula. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Richard S. Williams, Jr., senior research geologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Woods Hole, Massachusetts, authority in aerial and satellite investigations of geomorphic processes and the fluctuations of glaciers on a global basis, particularly in Iceland and Antarctica; project leader of the team that is compiling 25 Glaciological and Coastal-Change Maps of Antarctica, and that compiled the 1:5,000,000-scale Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer maps of Antarctica.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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