This page presents the geographical name data for Slichter Foreland 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): Slichter Foreland
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14025
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 07' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 55' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.1166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.9166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A high ice-covered peninsula, 15 mi long and 10 mi wide, forming the NE arm of Martin Peninsula on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. First mapped from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump in January 1947. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Louis B. Slichter, Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, who has been involved with planning scientific programs for the South Pole Station, and who has trained a number of geophysicists who have gone to Antarctica to implement those programs.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data