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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9310

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Glacier flowing along the W flank of Hitchcock Heights into Mobiloil Inlet, on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. This glacier may appear indistinctly in an aerial photograph taken by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of Dec. 20, 1928, but it was more clearly shown in aerial photographs taken by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935 and the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1952 for O. Maitland Miller of the American Geographical Society, who by utilizing Wilkins' and Ellsworth's photographs assisted in constructing the first reconnaissance map of this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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