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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9447

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Glacier in the SE corner of Alexander Island, 6 mi long and 2 mi wide, flowing S into the ice shelf of George Vl Sound between Two Step Cliffs and Phobos Ridge. First seen from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth on Nov. 23, 1935, and roughly mapped from photos obtained on that flight by W.L.G. Joerg. First surveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the planet Mars.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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