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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5184

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A glacier in the Royal Society Range, 4 mi S of Mount Kempe, flowing SE into the Koettlitz Glacier. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1963 for Major James Foster, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), assistant air operations officer for U.S. Navy Task Force 43 in Antarctica, 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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