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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6800

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A tributary glacier in the Britannia Range, flowing N between Forbes and Dusky Ridges into Hatherton Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Chief Construction Mechanic Clarence C. Hinton, Jr., U.S. Navy (USN). Hinton wintered at McMurdo Station, 1963, and headed a team charged with the maintenance of mechanical equipment at the outlying U.S. stations.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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