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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18572

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
096° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -96.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing into the head of Morgan Inlet at the E end of Thurston Island. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after J.S. Mahaffey, Photographer's Mate in the Eastern Group of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, which obtained aerial photographs of Thurston Island and adjacent coastal areas, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): 01/23/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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