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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13741

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier, 25 mi long, in the north-central Admiralty Mountains. The glacier drains the northern slopes of Mount Adam and flows along the E wall of DuBridge Range to Pressure Bay on the N coast of Victoria Land. Some of the glacier bypasses Pressure Bay and reaches the sea W of Flat Island. The seaward end of the glacier was first mapped by the Northern Party, led by Victor Campbell, of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13. Named by Campbell for Sir Arthur Shipley, master of Christ's College, Cambridge, England, at the suggestion of Priestley. The entire glacier was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1960-63.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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