Name details

Cooper Snowfield

Cooper Snowfield (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Cooper Snowfield  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 135947

Feature type: Snowfield (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

A snowfield with an area of c.25 square miles in the Churchill Mountains. The snowfield rises to over 1200 m and is nearly encircled by ridges connecting Mount Bevin, Mount Field, Mount Durnford, and Mount Liard. Named after Alan K. Cooper, marine geophysicist, USGS, Menlo Park, CA; involved in drilling and seismic studies of the Antarctic continental margin for deriving paleoenvironments and ice sheet history, 1984-2002.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
80° 56' 00.0" S
- 80.93333°
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Longitude:
158° 40' 00.0" E
158.66667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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-2003

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