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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9651

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A broad glacier about 10 mi long, draining southward into Darwin Glacier just W of Tentacle Ridge. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1959-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for George McCleary, public information officer on the staff of the U.S. Antarctic Projects Officer (1959-61), whose labors helped to start the Bulletin of the U.S. Antarctic Projects Officer (USAPO).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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