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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13479

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 36' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.6

Elevation (see definition): 400

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): A prominent line of icefalls, 5 mi long and nearly 400 m high, between Mount Razorback and Mount Nespelen in Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The icefalls are the main outflow draining from Flight Deck Neve into Benson Glacier. One of a group of nautical names in Convoy Range, this descriptive name is derived from the drainage of the feature, suggestive of stormwater on a ship's deck draining through scuppers along the rail. Named by a New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) field party, 1989-90.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Scuppers Icefalls 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 Scuppers Icefalls should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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