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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14801

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A short, broad tributary glacier that flows NE into the lower reaches of Weyerhaeuser Glacier, close W of Mount Solus, in southern Graham Land. Sketched from the air by D.P. Mason of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Aug. 1947. The lower reaches only were surveyed from the ground by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Thomas H. Sumner (1807-76), American sailor who, in 1837, introduced the position line method of navigation, since developed into standard practice at sea and in the air.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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