This page presents the geographical name data for Handel 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): Handel Ice Piedmont
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6311
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 20' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.3333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961
Description (see definition): Large ice piedmont lying N and W of Colbert Mountains, between Haydn and Schubert Inlets on the W-central coast of Alexander Island. Apparently first seen from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940 but not separately mapped. First mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for George Frederick Handel (1685-1759), German composer.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data