This page presents the geographical name data for Spring 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): Spring Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14422
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 55' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 06' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.1
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing from the NE portion of Royal Society Range between Stoner Peak and Transit Ridge, joining the Blue Glacier drainage S of Granite Knolls, in Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Thomas E. Spring, civil engineer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) two man astronomic surveying team to South Pole Station and Byrd Station in the 1969-70 field season. The team provided support to various science projects, established the position of the Geographic South Pole (previously done 1956), and established a tie to the Byrd Ice Strain net which had been under study for several years.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data