This page presents the geographical name data for Blankenship 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): Blankenship Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1516
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 59' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 45' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A steep glacier which descends N between La Count Mountain and Bubble Spur to enter upper Ferrar Glacier, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Donald D. Blankenship of the Geophysical and Polar Research Center, University of Wisconsin; geophysical researcher at Dome Charlie in East Antarctica for several seasons, 1978-82; researcher of Siple Coast ice streams in West Antarctica, 1983-88; at Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University, from 1989.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data