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Antarctica; official name decisions of the United States Board on Geographic Names.

United States. Office of Geography.

Antarctica; official name decisions of the United States Board on Geographic Names.

by United States. Office of Geography.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antarctica -- Gazetteers.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreGazetteers.
    SeriesGazetteer -- no. 14-3., Gazetteer (United States Board on Geographic Names) -- no. 14.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17720661M

    The final version of this book has not been published yet. You can pre-order a copy of the book and we will send it to you when it becomes available. We will not charge you for the book until it ships. Pricing for a pre-ordered book is estimated and subject to change. All backorders will be released at the final established price. Antarctic place names Mertz Glacier tongue, named for Dr Xavier Mertz of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition – (Photo: Barbara Wienecke) The Australian Antarctic Division has a central role in assigning place names in the Australian Antarctic Territory and .

    Until the twentieth century, most expeditions were for commercial purpose, to look for the prospects of seal and whale hunting. A piece of wood, from the South Shetland Islands, was the first fossil ever recorded from Antarctica, obtained during a private United States expedition during , commanded by Captain Benjamin Pendleton. The upper fall plunges some m (1, ft) from the valley rim, making it alone among the 20 highest falls in the world. The combined drop of m (2, ft) for the upper fall, middle cascades, and lower fall make Yosemite Falls the highest measured falls in the United States.

    official ANTARCTICA Home Page. Antarctica as a whole is the coldest continent on the Earth. The continent covers over 14 million sq km making it times the size of the USA. Antartica occupies approximately 9% of the world's land surface. The United States also maintains a base at McMurdo Station, on the Hut Point peninsula, at the. The Government of Antarctica and Antarctic Politics Antarctica does not belong to any one country or even to a group of countries (though there are "pending" historical claims to its territory).


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Antarctica; official name decisions of the United States Board on Geographic Names by United States. Office of Geography. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a federal body operating under the United States Secretary of the axendadeportiva.com purpose of the board is to establish and maintain uniform usage of geographic names throughout the federal government of the United axendadeportiva.come: axendadeportiva.com The U.S.

Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a Federal body created in and established in its present form by Public Law in to maintain uniform geographic name usage throughout the Federal Government. For geographic feature names policies applying to the United States, or to the use of foreign geographic names, Antarctica names.

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Aug 15,  · Division of Geographic Names () Advisory Committee on Geographic Names () U.S. Board on Geographic Names () Functions: Standardizes geographic names throughout the Federal Government by making decisions on name conflicts and on proposals for new names, in cooperation with state, local, and foreign governments.

United States. Office of Geography. and United States Board on Geographic Names. Antarctica; official name decisions of the United States Board on Geographic Names Washington Australian/Harvard Citation.

United States. Office of Geography. & United States Board on Geographic Names. Antarctica; official name decisions of the United. Geographic names of Antarctica; official standard names approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names. Related Titles. Series: Gazetteer (United States Board on Geographic Names) no By.

Bertrand, Kenneth John, Alberts, Fred G. United axendadeportiva.com Edition: Rev. Publication date Series United States. Board on Geographic Names. Gazetteer no. 14 Note First published in by the Board on Geographical Names as its Special publication no. 86 under title: The geographical names of Antarctica.

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G U49 "Names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names, with support from United States Geological Survey, National Mapping Division, Defense Mapping Agency, National Science Foundation, Office of Polar.

King Peninsula Coordinates) is an ice-covered peninsula, nautical miles ( km) long and 20 nautical miles (40 km) wide, lying south of Thurston Island and forming the south side of Peacock Sound,It projects from the continental ice sheet and trends west between the Abbot Ice Shelf and Cosgrove Ice Shelf to terminate at the Amundsen axendadeportiva.com feature was photographed from the air by.

This gazetteer contains 12, names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names and the Secretary of the Interior for features in Antarctica and the area extending northward to the Antarctic Convergence.

Included in this geographic area, the Antarctic region, are the off-lying South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, the South Sandwich Islands, South Georgia, Bouvetøya. First published in by the Board on Geographical Names, as its Special publication no This ed. gives the historical background for each geographical feature "Geographic names of Antarctica, supplement to the Gazetteer no," (23p.) inserted at endPages: The geographic nomenclature of Antarctica was long in need of an overall systematic treatment, objective in approach and based upon thorough examination of all the evidence.

The results of such treatment over a period of about three years were presented in Geographical Names of Antarctica, Special Publication No. 86 of the Board on Geographical Names, in Maytwo supplements to which were. Gazetteer of the Antarctic: names approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names.

Related Titles. Series: NSF (Series) ; By. Geological Survey (U.S.). National Mapping Division. National Science Foundation (U.S.). Division of Polar Programs. United States Board on Geographic Names. United States.

Defense Mapping axendadeportiva.com Edition: 4th Ed. Antarctica, official name decisions of the United States Board on Geographic Names.

G U49 Looking south: Australia's Antarctic agenda / editors, Lorne K. - Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites). - If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line. Full text of "Geographic Names of the Antarctic 1st edition" See other formats.

Sep 30,  · The name United States of Antarctica comed from the kind of government (Federate States) and from the name of the continent,Antarctica.

History In 30 September ,the Antarctic Kingdom annexed of the remaining Antarctic territory,and the King Fabrizio I declared the end of the Antarctic Kingdom,and the born of the United States of Antarctica Capital city: New Washington. Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the centroid or center point of a country expressed in degrees and minutes; it is based on the locations provided in the Geographic Names Server (GNS), maintained by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on behalf of the US Board on Geographic Names.

Summary. The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), developed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the U.S.

Board on Geographic Names (BGN), contains information about the official names for places, features, and areas in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the territories and outlying areas of the United States, including Antarctica.Chapter 1: The United States in Antarctica | axendadeportiva.com CHAPTER 1: The United States in Antarctica U.S.

Navy pilot LCDR Gus Shinn starts up the Que Sera Sera before taking of for the South Pole from the Naval Air Facility.Mar 09,  · You can find names from Antarctica's continental shelf and the Ross Sea region in the New Zealand Gazetteer of Official Geographic Names.

The Gazetteer contains official names assigned by the NZGB. However, the Gazetteer is not an exhaustive list of official names in Antarctica because the NZGB does not have exclusive jurisdiction to assign.