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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17491

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999

Description (see definition): Encircled by Mariner Hill, Syrtis Hill, Natal Ridge, and Ares Cliff; the feature was named for Utopia Planitia on the planet Mars, which was the landing site of the NASA Viking 2 Lander Mission on 3 September 1976. This name was applied to the feature by members of the Mars Oasis Party who were searching for life on the glacier, much in the same manner as the satellite was on the planet Mars.

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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