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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1760

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 08/01/1949

Description (see definition): Piedmont glacier on the coast of Victoria Land, covering about 40 square mi and lying just S of New Harbor. It merges at its S side with Blue Glacier. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04), but not named until the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1910-13). Named by Taylor for Lieutenant Henry R. Bowers, who perished with Scott on the return journey from the South Pole.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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