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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13054

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier 4 mi long in southern Brabant Island, flowing W from the Solvay Mountains into Dallmann Bay between Fleming and Humann Points, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart in 1953, but not named. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Benjamin Rush (1745-1813), first great American physician and philanthropist, author of works on insanity and fevers, and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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