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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 363

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 39' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A glacier, 3 mi long, flowing SE from Bettle Peak to a juncture with the Blue Glacier SE of Hannon Hill, in Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Larry Leon Amos, civil engineer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); member of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) two man astronomic surveying team to South Pole Station and Byrd Station in the 1969-70 field season. Among other work, the team established the position of the Geographic South Pole (previously done 1956) and established a tie to the Byrd Ice Strain net which had been under study for several years.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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