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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13263

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.95

Elevation (see definition): 600

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A very small glacier (600 m long and 75 m wide) located 0.6 mi east of Mount Orestes in the Olympus Range of Victoria Land. The glacier was studied and named by Wakefield Dort, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geologist with the University of Kansas Expedition (1965-66), who reported that it is composed throughout of interbedded ice and sand layers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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