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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13324

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
096° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -96.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier at the E end of Thurston Island, lying S of Tierney Peninsula and flowing E to Seraph Bay. Discovered on helicopter flights from the USS Glacier and Burton Island by personnel of the U.S. Navy (USN) Bellingshausen Sea Expedition in February 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant John Savage, USN, Dental Officer aboard the Glacier who assisted in establishing geodetic control points in the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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