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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13006

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 53' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A large tributary glacier flowing N between Hackerman Ridge and McElroy Ridge to Trafalgar Glacier, in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Emanuel D. Rudolph, American botanist (1927-92), U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) project leader for lichenology studies at Hallett Station in three summer seasons, 1961-64; Director, Ohio State University's Institute of Polar Studies (now Byrd Polar Research Center), 1969-73; Chairman of the Botany Department, Ohio State University, 1978-87.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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