Name details

Humphreys Ice Rise

Humphreys Ice Rise (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Humphreys Ice Rise  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 126838

Feature type: Ice rise (12)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

An ice rise in Muller Ice Shelf in the SW part of Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast. Photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed by FIDS, 1956-59. In association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named "Humphreys Hill" by UK-APC after William J. Humphreys (1862-1949), an American meterologist and specialist on the effects of ice in the atmosphere; joint author with W.A. Bently (Bently Crag, q.v.) of Snow Crystals, New York, 1931. Renamed Humphreys Ice Rise to reflect the true nature of the feature.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 14' 00.0" S
- 67.23333°
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Longitude:
66° 50' 00.0" W
- 66.83333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1994

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