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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16593

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): A substantial mountain glacier, 3 mi wide, which flows southward into Alatna Valley, draining both the Staten Island Heights and Mount Razorback areas, in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land. So named by a 1989-90 New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) field party because strong and persistent winds in this vicinity have cut major flutings through the ice-cliffed terminus of the glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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