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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14137

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A glacier 8 mi long flowing W from a col in the SW flank of Neny Glacier into Neny Fjord, western Graham Land. Roughly surveyed from the ground (1936) and photographed from the air (1937) by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE). Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1949. The name was suggested by K.S.P. Butler of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948 because the shape of the glacier with its narrow head and wide mouth resembles a snowshoe.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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