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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10696

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
145° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -145

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): An ice shelf about 35 mi wide, lying N of Siemiatkowski Glacier and the W part of Ruppert Coast, Marie Byrd Land. First observed and roughly mapped by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1928-30). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander H.J. Nickerson, U.S. Navy (USN), administrative officer on the staff of the Commander, Task Force 43, during Deep Freeze 1966.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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