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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18845

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier that flows westward from Craddock Massif between Mount Slaughter and Mount Atkinson into Nimitz Glacier, Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The upper portion of the glacier also receives ice from Hammer Col and southern Vinson Massif. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Damien Gildea, Australian leader of several Omega Foundation expeditions to Sentinel Range and Livingston Island, 2000-05. He made an ascent of Mount Craddock via this glacier, 2005, and directed the preparation of a 1:50,000-scale map of the Vinson Massif area for publication by the Omega Foundation, 2006.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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