This page presents the geographical name data for Hemmen Ice Rise 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): Hemmen Ice Rise
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6626
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 57' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
049° 46' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.95
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -49.7666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An ice rise 11 mi long, located off the northwest corner of Berkner Island in Ronne Ice Shelf. The feature appears for the first time on a chart prepared at Ellsworth Station in 1957 by Captain Finn Ronne, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR). The ice rise was subsequently noted in U.S. Earth Resources Technology Satellite imagery. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for George E. Hemmen, Executive Secretary of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, 1972; he served with Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) as meteorological observer at Admiralty Bay, 1952-53, and Base Leader at Deception Island, 1953-54, and with the Royal Society Antarctic Expedition, 1956.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data