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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3483

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
121° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 121.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A large iceberg tongue that extends seaward from the eastern part of Moscow University Ice Shelf. The feature was partly delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). It was mapped on the basis of observation by Phillip Law from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) aircraft in 1958. Visited in Feb. 1960 by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (Magga Dan) led by Phillip Law. Named by ANCA for R.F.M. Dalton, second-in-command of the latter expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Dalton Iceberg Tongue 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 Dalton Iceberg Tongue should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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