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