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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7118

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 06' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A glacial meltwater stream, 1.2 mi long, flowing S from an ice field W of Mount Falconer to the north-central shore of Lake Fryxell, in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. The name was suggested by hydrologist Diane McKnight, leader of a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team that made extensive hydrological studies in the Lake Fryxell basin, 1987-94. The name acknowledges support received by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) field team in Taylor Valley from U.S. Navy Squadron VXE-6 and its twin engine UH-1N "Huey" helicopters.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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