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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3702

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A glacier descending steeply from the Worcester Range between Northcliffe Peak and Delta Bluff to enter the W side of Skelton Glacier. It was provisionally named "Cascade Glacier" because of its broken lower icefalls by the New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58. As this name is a duplication, they renamed the glacier after nearby Delta Bluff.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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