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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3298

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small alpine glacier just E of Howard Glacier in the Kukri Hills, flowing N into Taylor Valley, in Victoria Land. The glacier was studied by U.S. geologist Troy L. Pewe in December 1957, and was so named by him because of its crescent shape when viewed from the floor of Taylor Valley.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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