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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 559

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier 3 mi long, flowing NE from Mount Taylor into Hope Bay 2 mi SW of Sheppard Point, at the extremity of Trinity Peninsula. Mapped in 1948 and 1955 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and so named by them because the flat ice floor of the glacier's upper half, surrounded by the steep slopes of Twin Peaks, Mount Taylor and Blade Ridge, resembles an arena.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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