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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3395

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): An ice piedmont in Trinity Peninsula, about 15 mi long and between 3 and 6 mi wide, extending from Russell East Glacier to Eyrie Bay and bounded on the landward side by Louis Philippe Plateau. Mapped from surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960-61). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Nicolas J. Cugnot (1725-1804), French military engineer who designed and built the first full-sized vehicle propelled by its own engine (steam), in 1769.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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