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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1136

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Broad glacier flowing in a NE direction to the SW part of Hilton Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. The U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) discovered and photographed it from the air in 1940. It was resighted in 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, who named it for the city of Beaumont, Texas, in recognition of the public support given his expedition by this city and the Tejas Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, at Beaumont.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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