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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1639

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Ice piedmont, 27 mi long in a NE-SW direction and 12 mi wide in its widest part, occupying the NW coastal area of Alexander Island. First seen from a distance and roughly surveyed by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot. Photographed from the air by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) on Aug. 15, 1936, and roughly mapped from these photos. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1954 for Maurice Bongrain, surveyor of the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, who was responsible for the first map of this coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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