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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3215

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
090° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -90.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A steep, heavily-crevassed icefall at the juncture of the Ford Massif and the W end of Bermel Escarpment, in the Thiel Mountains. Surveyed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander William D. Counts, U.S. Navy (USN), who lost his life in the crash of a P2V Neptune aircraft soon after take-off from Wilkes Station on Nov. 9, 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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