This page presents the geographical name data for Nimrod 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): Nimrod Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10737
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 21' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 00' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.35
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956
Description (see definition): A major glacier, about 85 mi long, flowing from the polar plateau in a northerly direction between the Geologists and Miller Ranges, then northeasterly between the Churchill Mountains and Queen Elizabeth Range, and finally spilling into Shackleton Inlet and the Ross Ice Shelf between Capes Wilson and Lyttelton. It was photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. The name, given by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), is in association with Shackleton Inlet and is for the Nimrod, the ship of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) under Shackleton.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data