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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5233

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 34' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing NE into the head of Solberg Inlet, Bowman Coast, to the S of Houser Peak. The glacier was photographed from the air by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940, U.S. Navy, 1966, and was surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1946-48. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after Dr. Fernando E. Franca, Medical Officer and Station Manager, Palmer Station, 1974.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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