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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16500

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Glacier draining the N flank of Mount Fraser, flowing WNW for 2 mi to the S coast of South Georgia. Surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for J.F.G. Wheeler, British zoologist and member of the scientific staff of the Discovery Investigations Marine Station, Grytviken, South Georgia, 1925-27 and 1929-30.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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