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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14685

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
139° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -139.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A glacier, 40 mi long, flowing between the Ickes Mountains and Coulter Heights to enter the sea at the E side of Land Bay, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. The naming was proposed to Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) by Admiral Richard E. Byrd. Named for Lewis Strauss, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, 1953-58, longtime friend and advisor to Admiral Byrd who recommended that the Antarctic be used to demonstrate peaceful employment of atomic energy.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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