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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15194

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
084° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A roughly Z-shaped glacier which drains the SE slopes of Vinson Massif and flows for 17 mi through the S part of the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains, leaving the range S of Johnson Spur. Discovered by U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 on photographic flights of Dec. 14-15, 1959, and mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from the photos. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for R. Admiral Charles W. Thomas, USCG, veteran of Antarctic expeditions in the 1950s.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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