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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8627

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
014° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 14.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): That part of the ice shelf fringing the coast of Queen Maud Land between Leningradskiy Island and Verblyud Island. It is about 50 mi long. First photographed from the air and mapped by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE), 1938-39. Explored and mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) in 1959, and named for Lieutenant (later Admiral) Mikhail P. Lazarev, commander of the sloop Mirnyy.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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