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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12652

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Heavily crevassed glacier, 14 mi long and 17 mi wide, flowing westward from the W side of Palmer Land into George VI Sound between the Traverse Mountains and Mount Dixey. First sighted and surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named for Quintin T.P.M. Riley, assistant meteorologist of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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