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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12772

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
101° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -101.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Glacier about 5 mi long, located just E of Hendersin Knob on Thurston Island and flowing S to Abbot Ice Shelf in Peacock Sound. First delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in December 1946. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (j.g.) Samuel Rochray, USN, helicopter pilot on USS Glacier in February 1960, who made several flights in which new parts of Thurston Island were discovered.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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