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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17330

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1996

Description (see definition): Small glacier separating Redshaw Point from Hamilton Point, flowing NE to Markham Bay on the SE side of James Ross Island. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1995 after H. William Ball (b. 1926), Keeper of Paleontology, British Museum (Natural History), 1966-86, and author of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) Scientific Report No. 24 on fossils from the James Ross Island area.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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