Geographic names of the Antarctic
Read Online

Geographic names of the Antarctic

  • 470 Want to read
  • ·
  • 61 Currently reading

Published by National Science Foundation, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in


  • Antarctica -- Gazetteers

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Fred G. Alberts
ContributionsAlberts, Fred G, United States Board on Geographic Names
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 834 p. ;
Number of Pages834
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14458637M

Download Geographic names of the Antarctic


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. The BGN comprises representatives of Federal agencies concerned with geographic information, population, ecology, and management of. Antarctic: Nature, History, Utilization, Geographic Names and Bulgarian Participation (in Bulgarian) Book June with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Full text of "Geographic Names of the Antarctic 1st edition" See other formats. Today, Antarctic names are within the U.S. board's jurisdiction as well. The Oregon Geographic Board was established by Governor George Chamberlain in an executive order signed on October 1, It was created to assist the United States Board on Geographic Names in naming geographic features within the state of arters: Portland, Oregon, USA.

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 Edition: 4th Ed. The Ark) is a rock summit, 1, m, in the central part of the Read Mountains, in the Shackleton Range in Antarctica First mapped in by the CTAE. The name, given by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC), is descriptive Waterways: Lake Vostok, Lake Mercer, List of . Geographical Names SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA: Global Geographical Names Alphabetically: Choose a country below. Greece - Geographical Names, map, geographic coordinates. SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA.

January Restless Genes The compulsion to see what lies beyond that far ridge or that ocean—or this planet—is a defining part of human identity and success. The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is a United States federal body whose purpose is to establish and maintain uniform usage of geographic names throughout the government of the United States.. The Board's purpose is to standardize -- not regulate -- US and foreign geographic names, including the names of geographical features underseas and in .   The bulk of the book, as would be expected of a dive guide, is a listing of dive spots around Antarctica. Each includes a map, coordinates, a summary of what to expect from each site, and more. A rare break in the clouds allowed a satellite a chance to capture this photo-like image of the Kerguelen Islands. Located in the southern Indian Ocean roughly midway between Africa, Australia, and Antarctica, the Kerguelen Islands experience a fierce climate, with incessant, howling winds and rain or snow nearly every day.