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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13194

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small glacier lying 5 mi WSW of Cape Chocolate and immediately S of Salmon Hill in Victoria Land. It appears on the charts of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1910-13) as Davis Glacier, a name given to another feature in Victoria Land. To avoid the confusion of having identical names for nearby features, this glacier was renamed after nearby Salmon Hill by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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