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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13699

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A western lobe of the Mount Bird icecap. It descends steeply in the valley N of Trachyte Hill and Harrison Bluff in the center of the ice-free area on the lower western slopes of Mount Bird, Ross Island. Mapped and so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958-59, because of the marine shell content of the moraines.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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