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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19164

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 07/07/2008

Description (see definition): A glacier east of Watson Peaks, flowing southeast into Wright Inlet, Lassiter Coast. Named by ACAN (2008) after Ian Joughin, electrical engineer, who pioneered the use of interferometric synthetic aperture radar to estimate surface motion and topography of ice sheets both in Antarctica and Greenland. He has used remote sensing, field work, and modeling to study ice dynamics since the early 1990s.

Date Created (see definition): 07/07/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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