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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11602

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A glacier over 15 mi long, draining E into Exasperation Inlet on the E coast of Graham Land. It lies parallel and just S of Melville Glacier. The lower part of the glacier was surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947 and the upper reaches were surveyed in 1955. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after the whaling ship Pequod in Herman Melville's Moby Dick.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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