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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11645

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier, 10 mi long and 2 mi wide, which flows WNW into Bourgeois Fjord, close E of Thomson Head, on the W coast of Graham Land. The mouth of the glacier was first surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. The entire glacier was surveyed in 1946-47 and 1948-49 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and named by them for Max F. Perutz of the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, who has made important studies on the mechanism of glacier flow.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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