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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 163

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Icefall between Stenhouse Bluff and Ullmann Spur at the head of Visca Anchorage, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot in 1908-10. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Ajax, which assisted in the search for a boat crew from the Discovery II, missing on King George Island in January 1937.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Ajax Icefall 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 Ajax Icefall should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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