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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18493

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 06' 00" S

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

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing north west from Chapman Snowfield, and located between Green Nunatak at south west and Keating Massif at north east, Churchill Mountains. Named in honor of John A Gamble, geological scientist, Victoria University. He spent five field seasons (during 1984 - 93) in Antarctica working on mantle and crustal xenolith studies to understand the nature of the West Antarctic lithosphere. He has worked in Marie Byrd Land, including the West Antarctica Volcano Expedition (WAVE - 1989-92), and on the volcanoes in McMurdo Sound.

Date Created (see definition): 01/22/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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