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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3653

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A steep, narrow glacier that drains the NE slopes of Mount Newall in the Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate William D. Decker, U.S. Navy (USN), of Squadron VXE-6, who died at McMurdo Station on Oct. 11, 1971.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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