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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12425

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
028° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -28

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Glacier, at least 60 mi long and 40 mi wide at its mouth, flowing W along the S side of the Shackleton Range. First seen from the air and examined from the ground by the CTAF in 1957, and so named because of the recovery of the expedition's vehicles which repeatedly broke into bridged crevasses on this glacier during the early stages of the crossing of Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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