This page presents the geographical name data for Minnesota 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): Minnesota Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10041
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
083° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): A broad glacier, about 40 mi long and 5 mi wide, flowing E through the Ellsworth Mountains and separating the Sentinel and Heritage Ranges. It is nourished by ice from the plateau W of the mountains and by the Nimitz and Splettstoesser Glaciers. Minnesota Glacier merges into the larger Rutford Ice Stream at the E margin of the Ellsworth Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the University of Minnesota, at Minneapolis, which sent research parties to the Ellsworth Mountains in 1961-62, 1962-63 and 1963-64.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data