This page presents the geographical name data for Furlong Creek 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): Furlong Creek
Feature Class (see definition): Stream
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5395
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 39' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 07' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.65
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A glacial meltwater tributary stream, 1.6 mi long, flowing N from Howard Glacier into Delta Stream in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Spaulding Pond lies along this watercourse. The name was suggested by Diane McKnight, leader of a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team which made extensive studies of the hydrology and geochemistry of streams and ponds in the Lake Fryxell basin, 1987-94. Named after hydrologist Edward Furlong, a member of the field team that established stream gaging stations on streams flowing into Lake Fryxell in the 1990-91 season.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data