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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13827

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 09' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.15

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A glacier, 10 mi long, draining the E slopes of the Churchill Mountains between Mount Frost and Mount Zinkovich to enter Nursery Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Cdt. P.R.H. Silk, Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN), commanding officer of HMNZS Endeavour II in Antarctic waters, 1963-64.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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