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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18502

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 49' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing southeast into Nursery Glacier, Churchill Mountains. Mount Durnford, Mount Stewart and Mount Liard flank the north and Turk Peak and Bradshaw Peak flank the south. Named in honor of the Honorable James Kenneth McLay, QSO, who was the former Minister of Justice, Attorney General and Deputy Prime Minister. He held the position of New Zealand's Whaling Commissioner for 9 years, during which time he fought for a whaling sanctuary in the Southern Ocean, and opposed scientific whaling.

Date Created (see definition): 01/22/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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