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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2173

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Steep glacier in the Admiralty Mountains, flowing SE between Honeycomb Ridge and Quartermain Point into Moubray Bay. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Airman 2nd Class Robert L. Burnette, USAF, who perished in a crash of a C-124 Globemaster in this vicinity in 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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