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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2029

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
078° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 78

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A small glacier 4 mi N of Chaos Glacier, flowing westward into the north extremity of Ranvik Bay. The glacier was charted by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37), and was further identified in John H. Roscoe's 1952 study of this area from U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47) photography. Named by Roscoe for Lieutenant (j.g.) Eduardo P. Brown, USN, photographic officer with the western task group of Operation Highjump.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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