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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8435

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 56' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.9333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Glacier 3 mi long, flowing S from Mount Corneliussen and Smillie Peak to Newark Bay on the S side of South Georgia. Surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the Lancing (ex-Flackwell), built in 1898, and converted to a whale factory ship in 1923. It was the first factory ship to be fitted with a slipway. The Islands in 1925-26.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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