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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 335

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 31' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.5166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A glacier, 4 mi long, flowing WSW from the Explorers Range of the Bowers Mountains to enter Rennick Glacier just N of Mount Soza. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Jean Alt, French observer, a weather central meteorologist at Little America V, winter party 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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