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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5151

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An ice piedmont lying landward of Wordie Ice Shelf along the W coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It is formed by the confluence of Airy, Seller, Fleming and Prospect Glaciers and is about 25 mi long from north to south and 12 mi wide. First surveyed from the ground by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) in 1936-37, and again in more detail by P. Forster and P. Gibbs of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Peter D. Forster of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), surveyor at Stonington Island in 1958 and at Horseshoe Island in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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