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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 160

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Glacier about 10 mi long, flowing ESE from the Detroit Plateau, Graham Land, to Prince Gustav Channel close N of Alectoria Island. Mapped from surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960-61). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Neil Aitkenhead, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) geologist at Hope Bay (1959-60).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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