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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9629

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Glacier flowing into Darbel Bay just W of Widdowson Glacier, on the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1955-57, and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Robert A. McCance of the Department of Experimental Medicine, Cambridge, who gave great help in the calculation of concentrated sledging rations for British polar expeditions during the period 1938-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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