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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6952

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
173° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 173.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier about 25 mi long draining northward from Siege Dome in the Commonwealth Range. It enters Ross Ice Shelf between that range and Separation Range. Discovered by the Southern Polar Party of British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) under Ernest Shackleton. Named for Admiral Sir Horace Hood, under whom J.B. Adams, a member of the party had served in His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Berwick.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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