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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8531

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing SE from Reeves Neve, through the Prince Albert Mountains and entering the Ross Sea just S of Mount Crummer in Victoria Land. Discovered by the South Magnetic Party of the Shackleton expedition, 1907-09, who followed its course on their way to the plateau area beyond. They named it Larsen Glacier because it flowed past the foot of Mount Larsen, which was constantly in view as they ascended the course of the glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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