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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7890

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Eastward flowing glacier at the base of Palmer Land, about 50 mi long, descending between the Latady and Scaife Mountains into Gardner Inlet. Discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Ronne, who named it for Commander Gerald Ketchum, U.S. Navy (USN), commander of the icebreaker Burton Island which broke the ice to free the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) from Marguerite Bay for the return home.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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