This page presents the geographical name data for Smith 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): Smith Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14071
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 05' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
112° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.0833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -112
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967
Description (see definition): A low-gradient glacier, over 100 mi long, draining from Toney Mountain in an ENE direction to Amundsen Sea. A northern distributary, Kohler Glacier, drains to Dotson Ice Shelf but the main flow passes to the sea between Bear Peninsula and Mount Murphy, terminating at Crosson Ice Shelf. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1959-65. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Philip M. Smith (Smith Bluffs, q.v.), Deputy Director, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, who in the period 1956-71 participated in a large number of expeditions to Antarctica in field and supervisory capacities.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data