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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1516

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A steep glacier which descends N between La Count Mountain and Bubble Spur to enter upper Ferrar Glacier, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Donald D. Blankenship of the Geophysical and Polar Research Center, University of Wisconsin; geophysical researcher at Dome Charlie in East Antarctica for several seasons, 1978-82; researcher of Siple Coast ice streams in West Antarctica, 1983-88; at Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, from 1989.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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