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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14451

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 43' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier about 8 mi long, descending SW between Mount Francis and Mount Titus into Tucker Glacier, in the Admiralty Mountains. So named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58, for its proximity to the "Staircase" survey station, the latter so designated because a long line of steps were cut in the ice in climbing to it.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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