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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8163

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): An ice rise, 80 mi long and 20 mi wide, lying 50 mi ENE of Skytrain Ice Rise in the SW part of Ronne Ice Shelf. Discovered by the US-IGY Ellsworth Traverse Party, 1957-58. Named by the party for Prof. Serge A. Korff, vice chairman of the cosmic ray technical panel, U.S. National Committee for the IGY, 1957-59.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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