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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18352

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -99.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): Glacier about 20 mi long flowing S from the Hudson Mountains into Pine Island Bay. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Baerbel K. Lucchitta, geologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Flagstaff, Arizona, Specialist in the use of satellite imagery for geological and glaciological studies from the early 1980s to the early 2000s; one of the pioneers in the use of imagery for glacier velocity measurements in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): 01/31/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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