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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10601

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Glacier on the E coast of Alexander Island, 12 mi long and 4 mi wide, flowing E into George VI Sound to the S of Triton Point. First seen from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935, and roughly mapped from photos obtained on that flight by W.L.G. Joerg. The mouth of the glacier was positioned in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the planet Neptune following a Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) survey in 1949. The head of the glacier was mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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