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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15719

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
035° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -35.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Glacier, 4 mi long, which flows E from the Salvesen Range to the E coast of South Georgia, immediately S of Herz Glacier and Iris Bay. The glacier was surveyed in 1951-52 by the South Georgia Survey (SGS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for John Montagu, fourth Earl of Sandwich, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1771-82, who was popularly known as "Jemmy Twitcher."

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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