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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2632

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier 11 mi long and 10 mi wide in its central part, narrowing to 3 mi at its mouth, flowing W from the Dyer Plateau of Palmer Land to George VI Sound immediately S of Carse Point. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1954 for Frederick S. Chapman, British mountaineer and Arctic explorer, who in 1934 brought 64 dogs from West Greenland to England for the use of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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