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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14916

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
153° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -153.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): An ice shelf just N of Edward VII Peninsula and the Alexandra Mountains in the S part of Sulzberger Bay. The ice shelf is 20 mi long and 5 mi wide and extends from Fisher Island to White Islands. It was photographed from aircraft and mapped by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain H.W Swinburne, Jr., Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, during Deep Freeze 1970 and 1971.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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