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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9545

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier 11 mi long, lying 2 mi S of Ashton Glacier, which it parallels, and flowing in an E direction to the W side of Lehrke Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. First sighted by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) who explored this coast by land and from the air in December 1940. First charted by a joint party consisting of members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for J. Matheson, a member of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) at the Port Lockroy and Hope Bay bases, 1944-46.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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