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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19227

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 39' 09" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 22' 09" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6525

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 62.3691667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 10/20/2009

Description (see definition): A glacier entering the west part of Holme Bay on Mawson Coast, to the north of Casey Range, Framnes Mountains. The glacier was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Brygga (the wharf). It was renamed by the Australian Antarctic Names and Medal Committee after A. Forbes of ANARE who perished on a field trip at Heard Island in 1952.

Date Created (see definition): 01/07/2010

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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