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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3086

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
152° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 152.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): An ice shelf about 55 mi wide, occupying a deep recession of the coastline between Capes Freshfield and Hudson. This ice shelf was called a bay by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE), 1911-14, under Mawson, who named it for Joseph Cook, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1914. The generic term has been amended, as the bay is permanently filled by an ice shelf.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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