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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16549

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -160

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A tributary glacier, 6 mi long, draining NE from Mount Ellsworth to enter Amundsen Glacier just S of Robinson Bluff, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered and mapped by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Raymond L. Whitney, meteorologist, South Pole Station winter party, 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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