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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1786

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
145° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -145.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Heavily crevassed glacier flowing WNW for about 45 mi to the Sulzberger Ice Shelf between Bailey Ridge and Mount Douglass in the Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land. Discovered on aerial flights of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) in 1934, and named for Vernon D. Boyd, expedition machinist, and a member of West Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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