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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4398

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Glacier 2.5 mi long, flowing to the N coast of King George Island immediately E of Potts Peak, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Andrew J. Eldred, Master of the sealing vessel Thomas Hunt from Stonington, CT, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1873-74, 1875-76, 1878-79 and 1879-80. During the latter season he took part in the unsuccessful search for the Charles Shearer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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