This page presents the geographical name data for Blodgett Iceberg Tongue 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): Blodgett Iceberg Tongue
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1539
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 05' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
130° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.0833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 130
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966
Description (see definition): A large iceberg tongue that extends seaward from the vicinity of Cape Morse and Cape Carr on the east side of Porpoise Bay. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Gardner D. Blodgett, Office of Geography, Department of Interior, who, in 1955, prepared a sketch map of the coastal features of Antarctica between 84E and 144E from U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47) aerial photographs. Since the iceberg tongue was partially delineated for the first time on the 1955 sketch map by Blodgett, use of his name for it is considered appropriate.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data