This page presents the geographical name data for Berry 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): Berry Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1301
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
134° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -134
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974
Description (see definition): Glacier, about 25 mi long and 5 mi wide, draining N between Perry Range and Demas Range into the Getz Ice Shelf on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. This vicinity was first photographed and rudely charted from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service in December 1940. The glacier was mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander William H. Berry, U.S. Navy (USN), Air Operations Officer for Task Force 43 during Deep Freeze operations 1969-72; Operations Officer, 1973.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data