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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1784

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A glacier about 9 mi long, flowing SE from the Detroit Plateau, Graham Land, and merging on the S side with Sjogren Glacier. Mapped by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from surveys (1960-61). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for James Boydell, English inventor of a steam traction engine, the first practical track-laying vehicle (British Patents of 1846 and 1854).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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