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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2844

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.95

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

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing S between Prague Spur and Finlandia Foothills in N Alexander Island. The feature was photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and was mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960. Further delineation was made from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1966-67 and from U.S. Landsat imagery taken Jan. 1974. So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC), 1977; in plan view the outline of the glacier resembles a clarsach, or Irish harp.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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