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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4426

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A glacier 5 mi long close W of Mount Hornsby, flowing S from Detroit Plateau into the ice piedmont N of Larsen Inlet, Graham Land. Mapped from surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960-61). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after the Eliason motor sledge, invented in 1942 in Sweden, now made in Canada, and used in Arctic Canada since 1950 and in the Antarctic since 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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