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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10041

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
083° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A broad glacier, about 40 mi long and 5 mi wide, flowing E through the Ellsworth Mountains and separating the Sentinel and Heritage Ranges. It is nourished by ice from the plateau W of the mountains and by the Nimitz and Splettstoesser Glaciers. Minnesota Glacier merges into the larger Rutford Ice Stream at the E margin of the Ellsworth Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the University of Minnesota, at Minneapolis, which sent research parties to the Ellsworth Mountains in 1961-62, 1962-63 and 1963-64.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Minnesota Glacier 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 Minnesota Glacier should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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