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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1772

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 34' 00" S

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

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -162

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A deeply entrenched glacier, 40 mi long, descending the polar plateau between Quarles Range and Rawson Plateau of the Queen Maud Mountains to enter the Ross Ice Shelf just W of the flow of Amundsen Glacier. Discovered in December 1929 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Laurence Gould, and named by Byrd for Isaiah Bowman, eminent geographer and president of Johns Hopkins University, 1935-49; Director of the American Geographical Society, 1915-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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