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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18023

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier in the E part of Britannia Range. It drains N from the saddle with Merrick Glacier to a juncture with Darwin Glacier between Cranfield Icefalls and Nebraska Peaks. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Lieutenant C.D. Gaussiran, U.S. Navy (USN), a pilot with the VXE-6 detachment at Darwin Glacier Field Camp, 1978-79.

Date Created (see definition): 11/21/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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