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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 698

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A glacier between Findlay Range and Lyttelton Range, Admiralty Mountains, flowing northward into Dennistoun Glacier. Named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) in 1983 after William Atkinson, field assistant, New Zealand Antarctic Division, mechanic with the New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) geological party to the area, 1981-82, led by R.H. Findlay.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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