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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14152

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A small glacier descending the E slopes of Queen Alexandra Range just N of Owen Hills to enter the W side of Beardmore Glacier. Discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) and named for one of the ponies taken with the South Pole Party. Socks, the last pony to survive the journey, fell into a crevasse on Dec. 7, 1908, on Beardmore Glacier near Socks Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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