This page presents the geographical name data for Surko Stream 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): Surko Stream
Feature Class (see definition): Stream
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14834
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 25' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 44' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.7333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968
Description (see definition): A meltwater stream 1 mi south of Gneiss Point on the coast of Victoria Land. It issues from the front of Wilson Piedmont Glacier and flows eastward to Arnold Cove. The stream was studied by Robert L. Nichols, geologist for Metcalf and Eddy, Engineers, Boston, MA, which made engineering studies here under contract to the U.S. Navy in the 1957-58 season. Named by Nichols for Lieutenant Alexander Surko, U.S. Navy (USN), second-in-command of the Navy party that worked on the aircraft landing strip close north of this stream.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data