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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10303

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Glacier 5 mi wide at its mouth, flowing in a SE direction to the NW corner of New Bedford Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered and photographed from the air in December 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). During 1947 it was photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) mapped its terminus from the ground. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for Hakon Mosby, Norwegian meteorologist and oceanographer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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