This page presents the geographical name data for Bindschadler 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): Bindschadler Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1385
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 58' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 09' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.15
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A glacier in the NW part of Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, flowing N between Table Mountain and Platform Spur to join Emmanuel Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after glaciologist Robert A. Bindschadler of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; from 1983 a principal investigator for U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) studies of the West Antarctic ice sheet including dynamics of ice streams in the Siple Coast area, their interaction with the Ross Ice Shelf, and the role of polar ice sheets in global climate change.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data