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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13369

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A glacier in the E part of Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range, flowing NNE into Slessor Glacier. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in the area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Karl Friedrich Schimper (1803-67), German botanist who in 1835 originated the theory of the Ice Age in Europe to account for the distribution of erratic boulders.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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