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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5728

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
115° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -115.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An open triangular-shaped bay in Amundsen Sea, 30 mi wide at the broad N entrance and defined by the angle formed by the N part of Wright Island, the front of Getz Ice Shelf, and the NW side of Murray Foreland, Martin Peninsula, on the Bakutis Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander Gerald L. Glade, USN, helicopter pilot in USS Atka on U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1956-57; Deputy Commander, Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1975-76.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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