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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11287

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): A broad glacier, about 8 mi long, flowing N between Wilkniss Mountains and Colwell Massif to enter Ferrar Glacier, in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Julie Michelle Palais, glaciologist, who conducted field research in Antarctica during five seasons at Dome Charlie and Mount Erebus, 1978-89; from 1991, Program Director for Polar Glaciology, Office of Polar Programs, NSF; from 1994, member of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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