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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10848

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Steep, heavily crevassed glacier, 13 mi long and 5 mi wide at its mouth, which flows from McLeod Hill westward and then SW into Marguerite Bay between the Debenham Islands and Roman Four Promontory, on the W coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1940 by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), who first used this glacier as a sledging route, and so named by them because it lies at the northeast side of their base at Stonington Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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