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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11358

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Glacier 7 mi long and 1 mi wide, flowing E and then NE into the head of Bouquet Bay on the NE side of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart in 1953, but not named. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Ambroise Pare (1510-1590), French surgeon who first taught the importance of clean wound dressings, improved operative techniques and fracture treatment.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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