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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11668

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Glacier flowing W into Penney Bay opposite Herring Island in the Windmill Islands. Mapped from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named for Louie N. Peterson, radio operator and recorder with the U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml parties which established astronomical control stations along Wilhelm II, Knox and Budd Coasts during January-February 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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