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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16725

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier which drains the W slopes of the Royal Society Range between Mounts Moxley and Lisicky and flows W into Skelton Glacier. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and air photos. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Squadron Leader K.A.C. Wirdnam, RAF pilot stationed at McMurdo Station in 1960 as an observer, who also flew missions for U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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