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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13480

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 67

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A large glacier draining eastward between the Athos and Porthos Ranges of the Prince Charles Mountains. Discovered in December 1956 by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) southern party led by W.G. Bewsher. It was named after Homer's Scylla because of the difficulty in traversing the region due to the glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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