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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15280

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
125° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -125.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A glacier about 15 mi long which drains the southeast slopes of Mount Siple on Siple Island. The glacier trends eastward and then east-northeastward to reach the north shore of the island. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photography, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Thomas R. Thurston, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) meteorologist at Byrd Station in 1965.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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