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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18657

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 38' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2004

Description (see definition): A glacier between Nylen Glacier and Catspaw Glacier in the Asgard Range, McMurdo Dry Valleys; it flows S into Pearse Valley. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2004) after Andrew G. Fountain, Department of Geology, Portland State University, Portland, OR; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) investigator in glacier mass balance studies of McMurdo Dry Valleys, 1993-2003.

Date Created (see definition): 07/14/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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