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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5784

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
021° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 21.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An iceport about 5 mi wide, which marks a more-or-less permanent indentation in the seaward front of the extensive ice shelf fringing the coast of Queen Maud Land. Named by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) I personnel on the USS Glacier, which made a running survey of this coast in March 1956, for William H. Godel, deputy director of the Office of Special Operations, Department of the Navy, who assisted in formulating expedition plans and policy.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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