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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15620

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A major valley glacier of Victoria Land, about 90 mi long, flowing southeast between Admiralty Mountains and Victory Mountains to the Ross Sea. There is a snow saddle at the glacier's head, just west of Homerun Range, from which Ebbe Glacier flows northwestward. Explored by New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58, and named by them after Tucker Inlet, the ice-filled coastal indentation at the mouth of this glacier named by Ross in 1841.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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