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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10953

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 08' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1969

Description (see definition): A glacier in the Mountaineer Range that descends east from Mount Casey to merge with the floating tongue from the Icebreaker Glacier at Lady Newnes Bay, in Victoria Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Donald C. Oakley, U.S. Navy (USN), Protestant chaplain with the winter party at McMurdo Station, 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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