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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 838

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
030° 00' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -30

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice stream on the northern margin of the Theron Mountains, flowing WSW to the Filchner Ice Shelf. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Jeremy Thomas Bailey (1941-65), British Antarctic Survey (BAS) glaciologist, who with two companions died in a crevasse accident during a radio echo sounding traverse inland from Halley station on Oct. 12, 1965. On an earlier traverse in April, 1965, Bailey sounded the upper portion of this feature.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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