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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9593

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A large glacier on the E coast of Victoria Land, descending eastward from the polar plateau, to the N of Trinity Nunatak and the Kirkwood Range, to enter Ross Sea, where it forms the Nordenskjold Ice Tongue. First mapped by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) and named for Douglas Mawson, expedition physicist, who later led two other Antarctic expeditions, 1911-14, and 1929-31.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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