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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4660

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
078° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A large ice stream draining from Ellsworth Land, between Cape Zumberge and Fowler Ice Rise, into the western part of Ronne Ice Shelf. The feature was recorded on Feb. 5, 1974 in Landsat imagery. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Stanley Evans, British physicist who, starting in 1961, developed apparatus for radio echo sounding of icecaps and glaciers from aircraft; he carried out upper atmosphere research at Brunt Ice Shelf, 1956-57.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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