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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 601

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1978

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing from the south side of Mount Bagshawe westward into George VI Sound. It provides the only known safe route for mechanical vehicles from George VI Sound to the Palmer Land plateau. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Edward B. Armstrong, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) surveyor at Stonington Island, 1964-65.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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