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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 675

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
140° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 140.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Prominent glacier tongue about 3 mi wide and 4 mi long, extending NE from Astrolabe Glacier at the E end of Geologie Archipelago. Delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named for the French corvette Astrolabe.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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