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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3126

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 27' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A southern tributary of Trafalgar Glacier, which in turn is a tributary of Tucker Glacier in Victoria Land. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58, for the Coral Sea naval victory won by the United States and her allies in 1943, and because of the coralline appearance of the glacier due to an extremely broken icefall in its lower part.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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