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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17949

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): An island 0.6 mi long in the E part of Lake Fryxell in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. This feature was a peninsula as recently as the 1980s when the rising level of the lake submerged the E part of the peninsula and created the island. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Gary D. Clow, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), who studied sand/ice interactions and sediment deposition in perennially ice-covered lakes in Taylor Valley, 1985-86; glacier geophysics at Taylor Dome, 1993-94 through 1995-96.

Date Created (see definition): 11/02/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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