This page presents the geographical name data for Rush 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): Rush Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 13054
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 23' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 37' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960
Description (see definition): Glacier 4 mi long in southern Brabant Island, flowing W from the Solvay Mountains into Dallmann Bay between Fleming and Humann Points, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart in 1953, but not named. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Benjamin Rush (1745-1813), first great American physician and philanthropist, author of works on insanity and fevers, and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data