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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14793

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
148° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -148

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): An ice shelf about 85 mi long and 50 mi wide bordering the coast of Marie Byrd Land between Edward VII Peninsula and Guest Peninsula. The ice shelf was observed and roughly mapped by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) (1928-30), which applied the name Sulzberger Bay to the open water indenting this feature. The Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) extended the name Sulzberger to the adjacent ice shelf.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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