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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6670

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing northward from the Detroit Plateau, Graham Land, and merging with Wright Ice Piedmont about 2 mi SW of Hargrave Hill. Mapped from air photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys (1955-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for William S. Henson (1805-88), English designer of a powered model airplane (1842-43) which led to widespread aeronautical research and development.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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