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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12606

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): The broad NW tributary to the Clifford Glacier, entering it just SE of Mikus Hill in Palmer Land. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1974. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Harriet Richardson, French zoologist, author of a number of reports on the Crustacea (Isopoda) collected by the French Antarctic Expeditions of 1903-05 and 1908-10.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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