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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 337

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A tributary glacier in the Explorers Range, Bowers Mountains, flowing from the SW side of Stanwix Peak into Rennick Glacier, to the N of Sheehan Glacier. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Jose A. Alvarez, Argentine Navy, an IGY Weather Central meteorologist at Little America V in 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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