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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15024

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier about 35 mi long, flowing from the plateau of Victoria Land into the W end of Taylor Valley, N of the Kukri Hills. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04) and at that time thought to be a part of Ferrar Glacier. The Western Journey Party of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1910-13) determined that the upper and lower portions of what was then known as Ferrar Glacier are apposed, i.e., joined in Siamese-twin fashion N of Knobhead. With this discovery Scott named the upper portion for Griffith Taylor, geologist and leader of the Western Journey Party.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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