This page presents the geographical name data for Venzke 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): Venzke Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15956
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
134° 24' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -134.4
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974
Description (see definition): A broad glacier flowing northward between Bowyer Butte and Perry Range into Getz Ice Shelf on the coast of Marie Byrd Land. The glacier was discovered and photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service in December 1940. It was mapped in detail by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy photographs, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Norman C. Venzke, USCG, Commanding Officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Northwind in Antarctica, 1972 and 1973, and a participant in several other Deep Freeze operations as ship's company officer aboard icebreakers.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data