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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1662

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A large glacier in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land, draining S between Malta Plateau and Daniell Peninsula, and thence projecting into Glacier Strait, Ross Sea, as a floating glacier tongue. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58, for Carsten E. Borchgrevink, leader of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1898-1900. Borchgrevink visited the area in February 1900 and first observed the seaward portion of the glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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