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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12306

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
145° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -145.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A small glacier that drains the W end of the Fosdick Mountains, between Mounts Ferranto and Avers, and flows NW to Block Bay, in Marie Byrd Land. The glacier was photographed by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41), led by Admiral Byrd, and was mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos (1959-65). Named for Dr. B. Harrison Ragle, Admiral Byrd's personal physician in the late 1930s, who made financial contributions toward purchase of first aid equipment and medical supplies for U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) and was a consultant on medical matters for that expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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