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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8546

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
154° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -154

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A tributary glacier that drains NW from La Gorce Peak in the Alexandra Mountains and enters the S side of Butler Glacier, on Edward VII Peninsula. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for helicopter pilot Lieutenant Commander Conrad S. Larson, U.S. Navy (USN), officer in charge of the helicopter detachment aboard the icebreaker Eastwind during Operation Deep Freeze, 1955-56.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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