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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3706

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small meltwater stream flowing from Howard Glacier into Lake Fryxell in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. First studied on the ground by Troy L. Pewe during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1957-58, and so named by him because the stream has a series of deltas along its length which have been cut through as the stream was rejuvenated, the rejuvenation being caused by the lowering of the former glacial lake.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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