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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12236

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
011° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -11

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): The ice shelf between Cape Norvegia and Sorasen Ridge along the coast of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE), 1949-52, whose Maudheim Station was located on this ice shelf. Named for Leslie Quar, British radio mechanic and electrician with Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE), who drowned when the weasel (track-driven vehicle) in which he was riding drove over the edge of this ice shelf, Feb. 24, 1951.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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