This page presents the geographical name data for Zélée 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): Zélée Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16929
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 52' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
141° 10' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 141.1666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955
Description (see definition): Glacier about 3 mi wide and 6 mi long, flowing NNW from the continental ice along the W side of Lacroix Nunatak and terminating in a prominent tongue at the W side of Port Martin. Probably first sighted in 1840 by the French expedition under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville, although no glaciers were noted on d'Urville's chart of this coast. Photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Liotard, 1949-51, and named for the Zelee, corvette which accompanied d'Urville's flagship, the Astrolabe.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data