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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12067

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 01' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A glacier, 2 mi long, on the W side of Esser Hill, flowing NW to join Hobbs Glacier, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Allan R. Priddy of Holmes and Narver, Inc., who experienced one winter above 76 in Greenland and one below 76 at McMurdo Station, as well as several summer seasons in Antarctica from 1969-91. He was construction foreman at four geological field camps and for four summer seasons at South Pole Station, and was a key crew member in the building of both Siple I and Siple II Stations.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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