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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2703

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A small ice tongue on the E coast of Victoria Land between Lamplugh Island and Whitmer Peninsula. It projects eastward into Ross Sea. The tongue appears to be nourished in part by Davis Glacier and partly by ice draining from Lamplugh Island and Whitmer Peninsula. First charted by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1907-09, under Shackleton, and named by him for Alfred B. Cheetham, third officer on the Nimrod.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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