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



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


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