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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3598

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
128° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -128.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A glacier about 30 mi long which drains the north slopes of the Wisconsin Range, between Lentz and Moran Buttresses, and trends northwestward to merge with the lower portion of the Horlick Ice Stream. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Davisville, Rhode Island, location of the Construction Battalion Center responsible for cargo matters for U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze on the east coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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