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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19125

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 07' 30" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.125

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing north from Mount Chaudoin, Gonville and Caius Range, into the lower part of Cotton Glacier. The glacier drains the broad slopes between Killer Ridge and Red Ridge. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after CE2 Harry W. Bachtold, U.S. Navy (USN) (Seabees), who at the time was a member of the construction crew which built the original Little America V Station and the original Byrd Station in the 1955-57 pre-IGY period.

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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