This page presents the geographical name data for Mitchell 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): Mitchell Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10079
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 57' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 03' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.95
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.05
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A glacier which descends steeply from Chaplains Tableland in NE Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, flowing ENE between Transit Ridge and Ibarra Peak to join the Blue Glacier drainage S of Granite Knolls. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after J. Murray Mitchell (1928-90), climatologist with the U.S. Weather Bureau and successor agencies, 1955-86; project scientist on climatic change, ESSA, 1965-74; senior research climatologist, NOAA, 1974-86; member, Polar Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 1978-82 (Chairman of Committee on Polar Regions and Climatic Change, 1979-84); member, Advisory Committee to the Division of Polar Programs, NSF, 1988-90.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data