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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5894

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Glacier 4 mi long on the E side of James Ross Island, flowing SE into Markham Bay between Saint Rita and Rabot Points. It has a conspicuous rock wall at its head. First surveyed by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, 1901-04, who named it for Ernest Gourdon, geologist and glaciologist of the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903-05.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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