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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6001

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
097° 37' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 97.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): A local swelling of the ice surface 5 mi east of Henderson Island, where the Shackleton Ice Shelf overrides an underlying obstruction. Mapped by G.D. Blodgett (1955) from aerial photography taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Duane L. Green, radio operator and recorder with U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Windmill parties which established astronomical control stations along Wilhelm II, Knox, and Budd Coasts in January and February, 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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