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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17298

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 07' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): A glacier lying on the SE flank of Salient Ridge that flows NE to Blue Glacier, Victoria Land. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) in 1994 for Charles Bowden, first chairman of the Ross Dependency Committee during Sir Edmund Hillary's South Pole Expedition, part of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) in 1957. Bowden also served as a member of the New Zealand Parliament until 1955.

Date Created (see definition): 09/22/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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