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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2624

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 01' 00" S

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

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 78

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier 4 mi S of Browns Glacier, flowing westward from Ingrid Christensen Coast into the central part of Ranvik Bay. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37). Named by John H. Roscoe in a 1952 study of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump aerial photography of this coast. The name alludes to the jumbled appearance of the terminal glacial flowage.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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