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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3987

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A narrow glacier, 9 mi long, flowing NE from Jenkins Heights between Klinger Ridge and Ellis Ridge into Dotson Ice Shelf, on Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67, and Landsat imagery, 1972-73. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Robert E. Dorchuck, USN, nuclear power plant operator with the Naval Nuclear Power Unit at McMurdo Station, summer and winter seasons, Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1965 and 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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