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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18266

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A snowfield with an area of c.25 square miles in the Churchill Mountains. The snowfield rises to over 1200 m and is nearly encircled by ridges connecting Mount Bevin, Mount Field, Mount Durnford, and Mount Liard. Named after Alan K. Cooper, marine geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Menlo Park, CA; involved in drilling and seismic studies of the Antarctic continental margin for deriving paleoenvironments and ice sheet history, 1984-2002.

Date Created (see definition): 01/28/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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