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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12948

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A tributary glacier 9 mi long and 2 mi wide. It flows W from Wakefield Highland, central Antarctic Peninsula, into Airy Glacier at a point due S of Mount Timosthenes. Photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) on Nov. 27, 1947 (Trimetrogon air photography). Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958 and Nov. 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Jean Rotz, 16th century French chartmaker and writer on the principles of navigation, who designed an elaborate magnetic compass and became hydrographer to King Henry VIII in 1542.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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