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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11845

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 52' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Glacier, 20 mi long, flowing N from the Admiralty Mountains along the W side of DuBridge Range. The glacier reaches the sea just E of Atkinson Cliffs, where it forms Anderson Icefalls. A portion of the terminus merges northwestward with Fendley Glacier. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Staff Sergeant, Leonard M. Pitkevitch, USAF, who perished in the crash of a C-124 Globemaster aircraft in this vicinity in 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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