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Hemmen Ice Rise: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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