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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14071

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
112° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -112

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A low-gradient glacier, over 100 mi long, draining from Toney Mountain in an ENE direction to Amundsen Sea. A northern distributary, Kohler Glacier, drains to Dotson Ice Shelf but the main flow passes to the sea between Bear Peninsula and Mount Murphy, terminating at Crosson Ice Shelf. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Philip M. Smith (Smith Bluffs, q.v.), Deputy Director, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, who in the period 1956-71 participated in a large number of expeditions to Antarctica in field and supervisory capacities.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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