This page presents the geographical name data for Runcorn 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): Runcorn Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 13036
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 03' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 42' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.05
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A glacier to the W of Hess Mountains, flowing SE to join Beaumont Glacier near the head of Hilton Inlet, Black Coast, Palmer Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from aerial photographs taken by the U.S. Navy, 1966-69. Surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1972-73. In association with the names of continental drift scientists grouped in this area, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1978 after Stanley K. Runcorn, English geophysicist, Professor of Physics, University of Newcastle, from 1963.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data