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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13063

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier, 11 mi long and 4 mi wide, which lies immediately N of Detroit Plateau and flows from Mount Canicula westward into Bone Bay on the N side of Trinity Peninsula. This glacier together with Russell East Glacier, which flows eastward into Prince Gustav Channel on the S side of Trinity Peninsula, form a through glacier across the N part of Antarctic Peninsula. It was first surveyed in 1946 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for V.I. Russell, surveyor and leader of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) base at Hope Bay in 1946.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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