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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6677

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
132° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -132.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): The eastern glacier of two that drain the N slopes of Mount Kosciusko and reach Brown Valley, in the Ames Range, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Emmett L. Herbst of Holmes and Narver, Inc., who participated in the drilling program at Byrd Station, 1968-69. He worked at McMurdo Station and other Antarctic areas in several seasons, 1971-76.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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