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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9444

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Large ice piedmont which covers the NW half of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. This feature was presumably first seen by a German expedition under Dallmann, 1873-74, and was first roughly surveyed by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, and French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, both under Charcot. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for James W.S. Marr, British marine biologist, who was first commander of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1943-45, and leader of the base at nearby Port Lockroy. Marr was also a member of the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) under Mawson, 1929-31, and Shackleton's expedition of 1921-22.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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