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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17634

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1998

Description (see definition): A glacier 0.7 mile long on the south side of Mount Theseus in Olympus Range, McMurdo Dry Valleys. A hanging glacier, it terminates on the north wall of Wright Valley. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (1998) after Trevor J. H. Chinn of the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited, Christchurch, New Zealand, a glaciologist in McMurdo Dry Valleys for several seasons in the period 1974-93.

Date Created (see definition): 12/29/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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