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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3328

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier 6 mi long and 3 mi wide flowing NW into Bowman Inlet between Calypso Cliffs and Crabeater Point on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (Trimetrogon air photography) on Dec. 22, 1947, and roughly surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Cronus, the god of agriculture in Greek mythology.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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