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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6911

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
126° 54' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 126.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): A broad glacier debouching into the western part of Porpoise Bay about 10 mi S of Cape Spieden. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Dr. Silas Holmes, Assistant Surgeon on the brig Porpoise during the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) (1838-42) under Lieutenant Charles Wilkes.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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