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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16367

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Glacier 2 mi long on the N side of South Georgia, flowing N into Royal Bay between Will Point and Cape Charlotte. First mapped by the German group of the International Polar Year Investigations, 1882-83, and named for James Weddell, Master, Royal Navy (RN), who as a sealing captain visited South Georgia in 1823.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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