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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15470

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 61.5833333

Elevation (see definition): 2750

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A broken mountain glacier on the southern side of Mount Menzies, about 2 mi from the summit. It is about 5 mi long and 3 mi wide. The glacier flows from a snowfield at about 2,750 m down a steep slope for at least 900 m vertically, then spreads out and merges with the ice sheet a few mi from the S side of the mountain. Mapped from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) air photos and surveys of the Prince Charles Mountains, 1960-61. Named by ANCA for D.S. Trail, geologist who led an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) field party to this feature in December 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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