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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10956

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): An extensive lowland ice sheet E of the Kirkwood Range, occupying the whole of the coastal platform between the Fry and Mawson Glaciers in Victoria Land. Surveyed in 1957 and named by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) after Captain Lawrence E.G. Oates who, with Captain Scott and three companions, perished on the return from the South Pole in 1912.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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