This page presents the geographical name data for Humphreys 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): Humphreys Ice Rise
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 7170
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 14' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 50' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994
Description (see definition): An ice rise in Muller Ice Shelf in the SW part of Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast. Photographed from the air by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE), 1956-57, and surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1956-59. In association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named "Humphreys Hill" by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after William J. Humphreys (1862-1949), an American meterologist and specialist on the effects of ice in the atmosphere; joint author with W.A. Bently (Bently Crag, q.v.) of Snow Crystals, New York, 1931. Renamed Humphreys Ice Rise to reflect the true nature of the feature.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data