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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10969

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 04' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 27.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Glacier draining the W side of Balchen Mountain in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named Oberstbreen (the colonel glacier) because of its association with Balchen Mountain. Bernt Balchen, a famous Norwegian polar aviator, achieved the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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