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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18210

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001

Description (see definition): A southern tributary to Mulock Glacier about 20 mi long and 5 mi wide. It heads on the N side of Longhurst Plateau in the Cook Mountains and flows N between Butcher Ridge and Finger Ridges. Named after James L. Fastook, Department of Computer Sciences and Institute for Quaternary Studies, University of Maine, Orono, U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) investigator of ice streams, ice shelves, and ice sheets over a 20 year period beginning c. 1978.

Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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