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Bingham Glacier: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Bingham 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): Bingham Glacier

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1389

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Glacier 15 mi long flowing eastward to the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula, with Cape Reichelderfer as its southern portal. The coast where Bingham Glacier reaches Larsen Ice Shelf was photographed by Sir Hubert Wilkins in 1928 and by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935, and was mapped by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, who with E.W. Bingham sledged across the peninsula to a point close S of this glacier in 1936. It was also mapped in 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). Named by the US-SCAN in 1947 for Surgeon Lieutenant Commander E.W. Bingham, Royal Navy (RN), of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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