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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4244

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A glacier 10 mi long, flowing northward to the east of Norwood Scarp and entering Maitland Glacier to the south of Werner Peak, in eastern Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) on Sept. 28, 1940. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Jan. 1961. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Thomas Earnshaw (1749-1829), English watchmaker who made innovations leading to the modern marine chronometer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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