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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16642

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): A glacier about 2.5 mi long which flows from Sladen Summit to enter Emmanuel Glacier, in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Richard S. Williams, Jr., U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research geologist, an authority in aerial and satellite investigations of geomorphic processes and the fluctuations of glaciers on a global basis, particularly in Iceland and Antarctica; co-editor (with Jane G. Ferrigno) of Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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