This page presents the geographical name data for Ingrid Christensen Coast 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): Ingrid Christensen Coast
Feature Class (see definition): Beach
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 7303
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
077° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 77
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947
Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Antarctica lying between Jennings Promontory, in 7233E, and the western end of the West Ice Shelf in 8124E. The coast was discovered and a landing made on Vestfold Hills, February 20, 1935, by Captain Klarius Mikkelsen in the Thorshavn, a vessel owned by Norwegian whaling magnate Lars Christensen. Named for Ingrid Christensen, wife of Lars Christensen, who sailed in Antarctic waters with her husband. The southwestern portion of this coast was discovered and photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump in March 1947.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data