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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14012

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
154° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 154.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): An ice shelf along the coast of Antarctica between Mawson Peninsula and Cape Andreyev. The feature was photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in 1947. The area was photographed in 1958 by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) which applied the name "Zaliv Slava" to the wide open bay that fronts this ice shelf. This name decision is in accord with the recommendation by ANCA that the name would be appropriately applied to the ice shelf. Named after the Soviet whaling flotilla Slava.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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