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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13078

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A steep glacier in the Royal Society Range, descending SW from Johns Hopkins Ridge and Mount Rucker to enter the Skelton Glacier. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and Navy air photos. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, which has sent researchers to Antarctica, and in association with Johns Hopkins Ridge and Carleton Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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