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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15956

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
134° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -134.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): A broad glacier flowing northward between Bowyer Butte and Perry Range into Getz Ice Shelf on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. The glacier was discovered and photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service in December 1940. It was mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy photographs, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Norman C. Venzke, USCG, Commanding Officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Northwind in Antarctica, 1972 and 1973, and a participant in several other Deep Freeze operations as ship's company officer aboard icebreakers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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