This page presents the geographical name data for Henry Ice Rise 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): Henry Ice Rise
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6661
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 35' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.5833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A triangular-shaped ice rise about 70 mi long located between Korff Ice Rise and the southern portion of Berkner Island in the Ronne Ice Shelf First visited by the US-IGY geophysical traverse party from Ellsworth Station, 1957-58. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Captain Clifford D. Henry, Military Sealift Command, a veteran American polar sea captain and master of U.S. Naval Ship (USNS) Private John R. Towle. Henry died aboard his ship, Feb. 16, 1975, while returning from his fourteenth voyage to Antarctica in support of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program.
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Date Edited (see definition): No data