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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12011

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
135° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 135.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier 4 mi wide and 15 mi long, flowing NNW from the continental ice and terminating in a prominent tongue 9 mi WNW of Pourquoi Pas Point. Delineated by French cartographers from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Named in 1952 by the French Antarctic Sub-committee after the Pourquoi-Pas?, polar ship of the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1908-10, later used by Charcot in expeditions to Greenland.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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