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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11504

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A steep tributary glacier in the Britannia Range, flowing S from Mount McClintock into Byrd Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Verne E. Peckham, biologist, McMurdo Station winter party 1962, who with use of SCUBA gear made numerous dives under the sea ice of McMurdo Sound at Winter Quarters Bay and off Cape Evans.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Peckham 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 Peckham Glacier information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Peckham Glacier should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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