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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2308

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 17' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier just W of Sentinel Peak, flowing N from the Kukri Hills toward the terminus of Taylor Glacier in Victoria Land. Charted by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) under Scott, 1910-13. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Parker Calkin, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geologist who made investigations in the area during 1960-61 and 1961-62.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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