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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19259

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 50' 12" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
154° 56' 03" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.8366667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 154.9341667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 10/20/2009

Description (see definition): A glacier at the east end of Turnstile Ridge in the narrow northwestern portion of Britannia Range. The glacier flows northeastward to enter the upper part of Hatherton Glacier. Named by US-ACAN (2009) after Elizabeth J. Watson, involved in support services to the U.S. Antarctic Program, 1998-2009, with numerous summer seasons at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station; winters at South Pole in 1999 and at Palmer Station in 2000.

Date Created (see definition): 01/07/2010

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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