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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5939

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing S into Mackay Glacier between Mounts Gran and Woolnough. It rises from a snow divide with Benson Glacier to the northeast. Named after Mount Gran by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58), which visited the area in November 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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