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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18360

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
101° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -101.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier about 5 mi long flowing W from Walgreen Coast toward the Backer Islands. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Miguel G. Velasco, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Flagstaff, Arizona, computer specialist, part of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) team that compiled the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer 1:5,000,000-scale maps of Antarctica in the 1990s.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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