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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11173

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 20

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Small glacier, less than 0.5 mi long, which descends steeply from the S slopes of Snow Hills and terminates in 20 m ice cliffs along the S margin of Elephant Flats in the E part of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Surveyed by DI personnel in 1927 and named by them for the Norwegian transport throughout the seasons 1925-26 to 1929-30. Resurveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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