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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13905

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Formerly the mainly floating extension of Sjögren Glacier (q.v.), Trinity Peninsula, following survey by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960-61, was so named in association with the glacier. Reported to have disappeared, February 1994. Landsat 7 ETM satellite imagery confirmed this, February 2000. The area is now covered by the Prince Gustav Channel (q.v.). Formerly, the feature was a tongue of ice between 5 and 7 miles wide, extending 15 miles from Sjögren Glacier across Prince Gustav Channel toward Persson Island. The description was revised 17 July 2007.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Sjögren Glacier Tongue (historical) 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 Sjögren Glacier Tongue (historical) should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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