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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16040

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Gently sloping glacier, 8 mi long, flowing ESE from the N end of Detroit Plateau on Trinity Peninsula to Prince Gustav Channel immediately N of Pitt Point. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named because the glacier was sighted in the week following the surrender of Japan in World War II, in August 1945.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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