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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18947

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 38' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 07/17/2007

Description (see definition): A piedmont glacier between Shield Nunatak and Oscar Point on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The glacier terminates at Silverfish Bay. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (2006) after Marino Vacchi, a marine researcher and participant in the Italian Antarctic Program from 1987; from 1990, the Italian delegate to the working meetings of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).

Date Created (see definition): 08/14/2007

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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