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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9128

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Glacier at least 15 mi long, flowing NW into the head of Leroux Bay on the W coast of Graham Land. First sighted and roughly surveyed in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE). Resurveyed in 1935-36 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), and later named for George L. Johnston, 1st Baron Luke of Pavenham, Chairman of Messrs. Bovril Ltd., who contributed toward the cost of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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