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