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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16958

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A glacier c. 8 mi long, flowing WSW between Fohn Bastion and Zonda Towers into George VI Sound. The glacier was included in surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1948, and British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1971-72, and was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1966. The name applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 continues the theme of wind names in the area. Zonda is the Argentine name for the warm dry wind descending the E slopes of the Andes.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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