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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5393

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 46' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Glacier flowing into Beascochea Bay to the S of Frolich Peak, on the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1908-10. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Casimir Funk, American (formerly Polish) biochemist who, while working at the Lister Institute in London in 1912, originated the theory of vitamins.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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