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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5005

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
076° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 76.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): An ice tongue forming the W limit of Hovde Cove in the SE part of Prydz Bay. The tongue is nourished by local drainage from Ingrid Christensen Coast and extends for 3 mi into the bay. Plotted by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and named Flatnes (flat point). The generic ice tongue has been approved for this feature on the basis of John H. Roscoe's 1952 study of features in the area as identified in air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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