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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3582

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A heavily crevassed glacier, 15 mi long, draining the NW slopes of Mount George Murray and flowing to the coast of Victoria Land opposite the S end of Lamplugh Island. The glacier contributes to ice that flows N along the W side of Lamplugh Island and to the Cheetham Ice Tongue. First charted by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1907-09, under Shackleton, who named it for John King Davis, first officer and later captain of the expedition ship Nimrod.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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