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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4771

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
141° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -141.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A tributary glacier which drains northeastward and enters the Land Glacier 8 mi west of Mount McCoy, on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard R. Farbo, equipment operator, U.S. Navy (USN), who wintered-over in Antarctica on three expeditions of Operation Deep Freeze. He was at McMurdo Station in 1959 and 1965, and the South Pole Station in 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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