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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9841

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A glacier, 12 mi long, between Mapple Glacier and Pequod Glacier on the E coast of Graham Land. It flows into Exasperation Inlet southward of Mount Ahab. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947 and 1955. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Herman Melville (1819-91), author of Moby Dick. Other features in the area are named after characters in the story.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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