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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9609

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
130° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 130.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A channel glacier about 5 mi wide and 6 mi long, flowing to the coast between Cape Morse and Cape Carr. Delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for William May, Passed Midshipman on the Flying Fish of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) (1838-42) under Wilkes.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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