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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11975

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
089° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 89.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Glacier about 9 mi long, flowing N to Posadowsky Bay immediately E of Gaussberg. The glacier was observed from the summit of Gaussberg by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) under Drygalski, 1901-03. It was named after Drygalski's Posadowsky Bay by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1955 following studies of the aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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