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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5681

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
175° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -175.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A small tributary glacier just SW of Mount Kenyon, descending the W slopes of the Cumulus Hills to enter Shackleton Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lester F. Gillespie, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) meteorologist at South Pole Station, winter 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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