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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1412

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Glacier, at least 10 mi long, flowing W into the E extremity of Barilari Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. First seen and roughly surveyed in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot. Resurveyed in 1935-36 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, and later named for Kenneth P. Birley, who contributed toward the cost of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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