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Bindschadler Glacier: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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