This page presents the geographical name data for Bertrand Ice Piedmont 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): Bertrand Ice Piedmont
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1318
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955
Description (see definition): An ice piedmont about 11 mi long and from 3 to 5 mi wide, lying between Rymill Bay and Mikkelsen Bay on the Fallieres Coast of Graham Land. It is bounded on the SE side by Pavie Ridge and on the NE side by Black Thumb. Surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, and resurveyed in 1948-49 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Kenneth J. Bertrand (1910-78), Professor of Geography, the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. A geomorphologist and Antarctic historian, Bertrand was a member of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, 1947-73; chairman, 1962-73. His Americans in Antarctica, 1775-1948, published in 1971, is the most extensive and authoritative account of American involvement in the Antarctic.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data