This page presents the geographical name data for Reid 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): Reid Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12489
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 29' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 16' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.4833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955
Description (see definition): Glacier, 1.5 mi wide and 8 mi long, which flows S to enter Bigourdan Fjord opposite The Narrows, on the W coast of Graham Land. First roughly charted by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, under Rymill. The lower reaches of the glacier were surveyed in 1948-49 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and named by them for Harry F. Reid (1859-1944), professor of geology at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, noted for his studies of glacier flow and stratification in Alaska and the Alps.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data