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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3274

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
172° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -172.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): An ice rise in the south-central part of the Ross Ice Shelf. The feature was investigated by the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Ross Ice Shelf Project in the 1970s. The name came into use among U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) workers and honors Albert P. Crary (1911-87), American geophysicist; Deputy Leader of the U.S. Scientific Program and Scientific Leader at Little America V during the IGY, 1957; leader of the U.S. seismic traverse of Ross Ice Shelf, 1957-58; leader, geophysical traverse W from Little America V, up Skelton Glacier to the Victoria Land plateau and W along the 78 parallel to c. 13130E, 1958-59; leader, geophysical traverse from McMurdo Station via Skelton Glacier to the South Pole, 1960-61; Chief Scientist, Office of Antarctic Programs, NSF, 1959-65; Deputy Director, Division of Environmental Sciences, NSF 1965-69 (Director, 1970-75); Director, Division of Earth Sciences, 1975-76; member of ACAN, 1961-76 (Chairman, 1974-76).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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