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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13775

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
023° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -23.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A large snowfield between Herbert Mountains and Pioneers Escarpment on the N and Read Mountains on the S, in the Shackleton Range. The U.S. Navy obtained aerial photographs of the feature in 1967 and it was surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC), 1971, in association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, after Frederick W. Shotton (1906-90), British Quaternary geologist and Professor of Geology, University of Birmingham, 1949-74.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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