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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18834

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006

Description (see definition): A glacier on the W slope of Vinson Massif, Sentinel Range; it flows W between Branscomb Glacier and Tulaczyk Glacier into Nimitz Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Stephen Douglas Cairns, research zoologist, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1985-2006; Board of Associated Editors, Antarctic Research Series, American Geophysical Union, 1990-95.

Date Created (see definition): 08/06/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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