This page presents the geographical name data for Baronick 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): Baronick Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1002
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 36' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 50' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.6
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.8333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963
Description (see definition): A glacier 6 mi SW of Mount Cocks, in the Royal Society Range, draining into the Skelton Glacier to the west. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1963 for Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Michael P. Baronick, of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6, who wintered at Williams Air Operating Facility at McMurdo Sound in 1956 and was in Antarctica several summer seasons. Baronick, with a party of three, was in command of the Beardmore Air Operating Facility established on Oct. 28, 1956, at 8456S, 16600W.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data