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