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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7649

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 49' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier, about 15 mi long, draining the E slopes of the Churchill Mountains between Mount Coley and Pyramid Mountain and merging with the lower Nursery Glacier just before the latter enters the Ross Ice Shelf. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Henry P. Jorda, USN, pilot with Squadron VX-6 during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) I, 1955-56.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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