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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15463

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
102° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 102.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): A channel glacier flowing to the Shackleton Ice Shelf 4 mi SW of Cape Elliott. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Lloyd W. Tracy, USN, pilot with U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Windmill, 1947-48, who assisted in operations which resulted in the establishment of astronomical control stations from Wilhelm II Coast to Budd Coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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