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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15275

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1950

Description (see definition): A through glacier, 4 mi long, which extends in an E-W direction across Wiencke Island between Sierra DuFief and the Wall Range, in the Palmer Archipelago. Probably known since the discovery of Wiencke Island by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) in 1898. Charted in 1944 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and so named by them because a survey party was nearly overwhelmed there by an avalanche.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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