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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16858

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A precipitous glacier in Britannia Range, flowing east from the vicinity of Mount McClintock and then southeastward to enter Byrd Glacier just west of Sennet Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in association with nearby Byrd Glacier for the USS Yancey, cargo ship (Central Group of Task Force 68) of U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, led by Admiral Byrd.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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