This page presents the geographical name data for Ball 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): Ball Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17059
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 03' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 50' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.05
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.8333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995
Description (see definition): A glacier 7 miles long with the head located between Mount Lister and Mount Hooker on the east side of Royal Society Range. The glacier flows northeast between Craw Ridge and Tasman Ridge into Blue Glacier. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) after Gary Ball (Ball Peak, q.v.) New Zealand mountaineer who climbed Mount Lister with an Italian field party, 1976-77, and camped on this glacier; field assistant with R. H. Findlay’s New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) party to this area, 1980-81.
Date Created (see definition): 06/22/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data