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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18745

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 17' 30" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 15' 30" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2916667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.2583333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): An intermontane snowfield 3 mi sq in Cruzen Range, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Victoria Land. The snowfield is bounded to S by Forsyth Peak, to W by Victoria Upper Névé, to N by Mount Leland, and to E by Mount Isaac. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Karl J. Kreutz, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Maine, Orono, ME, who investigated late Holocene climate variability from Siple Dome ice cores, three field seasons 1994-97; from Taylor Glacier and Clark Glacier ice cores, two seasons 2003-05

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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