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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15491

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Deeply entrenched glacier on the E coast of Alexander Island, 6 mi long and 2 mi wide, which flows E into George VI Sound immediately S of Mount Athelstan. The mouth of this glacier was first photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth, and it was mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Trench Glacier was surveyed in 1948 and 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who applied this descriptive name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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