This page presents the geographical name data for Nordenskjöld Ice Tongue 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): Nordenskjöld Ice Tongue
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10799
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 11' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 45' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.1833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A broad glacier tongue extending eastward from the Mawson Glacier into the Ross Sea. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04) and named for Otto Nordenskjold, Swedish geographer who led an expedition to Antarctica in 1901. This feature had become well established by the name Nordenskjold Ice Tongue prior to initiation of systematic application of common specific names to a glacier and its glacier tongue. Although this feature is a glacier tongue, the generic term ice tongue is retained in the name to reduce ambiguity.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data