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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7424

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A glacier, 0.8 mi long, flowing NE from Hayter Peak and terminating in icefalls opposite Vanhoffen Bluff on the N side of Heard Island. The glacier appears to be roughly charted on an 1860 sketch map compiled by Captain H.C. Chester, American sealer operating in the area during this period. It was surveyed in 1948 by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), and named by them for Fred J. Jacka, expedition physicist.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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