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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5206

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
114° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 114.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): A glacier draining the area northeastward of Law Dome. It terminates at the coast, 12 mi N of Williamson Glacier, where it forms a small glacier tongue. Delineated by G.D. Blodgett (1955) from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Dr. J.L. Fox, Assistant Surgeon on the sloop Vincennes during the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) (1838-42) under Lieutenant Charles Wilkes.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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