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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5024

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A large icefall at the E side of the Bowers Mountains, situated S of Platypus Ridge at the junction of Graveson and Rastorguev Glaciers with the Lillie Glacier. So named by the northern party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1963-64, because the icefall's longitudinal system of parallel crevassing resembles the carcass of a whale when being flensed.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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