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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13620

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
176° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -176.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A major glacier, over 60 mi long and from 5 to 10 mi wide, descending from the polar plateau from the vicinity of Roberts Massif and flowing N through the Queen Maud Mountains to enter the Ross Ice Shelf between Mount Speed and Waldron Spurs. Discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) and named by US-SCAN for Sir Ernest H. Shackleton, British Antarctic explorer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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