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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4047

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 56.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Glacier 15 mi long, flowing eastward into Edward VIII Ice Shelf just north of Wilma Glacier. Part of the glacier was mapped by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1954 during a sledging journey to Edward VIII Bay led by R. Dovers. Photographed from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) aircraft in 1956 and named by ANCA for Sergeant G.K. Downer, RAAF, electrical and instrument fitter at Mawson Station in 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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