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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17695

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): Prominent cirque-type glacier located NE of Crisp Glacier in Gonville and Caius Range, Victoria Land. The feature drains ESE to Debenham Glacier to the E of Second Facet. Named after Harold Griffiths (d. 1974) who was associated with Antarctic exploration for over 50 years. He was instrumental in the NZ Antarctic Society's campaign to get the NZ Government to establish a presence in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): 05/18/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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