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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7732

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 39' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A broad elevated glacier, 4 mi long, in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, flowing NE from Fogle Peak to enter Condit Glacier. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after glaciologist Barclay Kamb of the California Institute of Technology; from the 1980's, a principal investigator in U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) studies of the West Antarctic ice sheet, including the drilling of deep boreholes to the base of Siple Coast ice streams; research in order to determine the mechanisms by which the ice streams are able to move at relatively greater speeds than the surrounding ice sheet.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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