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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3806

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -165

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A heavily crevassed glacier at the edge of the polar plateau, about 20 mi long and 8 mi wide, draining the S part of the Mohn Basin and flowing NE to enter the upper part of Amundsen Glacier just N of the mountain group consisting of Mounts Wisting, Hassel, Bjaaland and Prestrud. The glacier was encountered by Roald Amundsen's South Pole Party in 1911 and was named by them to describe the extremely rough sledging in the area. Amundsen's route southward, between 168 and 169W, took the party across the upper or western portion of the glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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