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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12295

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier on the E side of the Royal Society Range, descending from a high cirque just SE of Mount Rucker and flowing E toward Walcott Glacier. In the measurements made of this glacier by the Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE) (1960-61), one of the survey angles, by chance, was exactly one radian, and the glacier came to be referred to by this term.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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