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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3241

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
101° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -101.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Small glacier immediately E of Rochray Glacier on Thurston Island, flowing S to Abbot Ice Shelf in Peacock Sound. Delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 in January 1960. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (j.g.) Jerry G. Cox, USN, helicopter pilot aboard the USS Burton Island, who made exploratory flights to Thurston Island in February 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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