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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10456

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A glacier 2 mi long flowing N from Mount Fagan toward Doris Bay, South Georgia. Charted by the German group of the International Polar Year Investigations, 1882-83, who named the glacier after Dr. Gustav Nachtigal (1834-85), German physician and explorer of Africa.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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