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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3195

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
100° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -100.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): An ice shelf 35 mi long and 25 mi wide, occupying the inner (east) part of the embayment between King and Canisteo Peninsulas. Mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Jerome R. Cosgrove, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), asst. communications officer on the staff of the Commander, U.S. Navy (USN) Support Force, Antarctica, during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1967 and 1968.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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