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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18511

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 155.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing west north west between All-Blacks Nunataks and Wilhoite Nunataks, west of the Churchill Mountains. Named in honor of P. J. Skellerup, who sponsored the Antarctic wing at Canterbury Museum. He is particularly keen on scientific research and donated money to build a specialist Antarctic Library at the Museum. He also donated a large collection of Antarctic materials to the Museum, including some very old and rare Antarctic manuscripts. He remains interested in the collection and has continued his sponsorship and donations over 30+ years.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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