E-mail this page Print this page
Discovery Glacier: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
SpanishFrenchSimplified ChineseGermanRussianHindiArabicPortuguese
This page presents the geographical name data for Discovery 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): Discovery Glacier

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17591

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999

Description (see definition): A broad glacier, 9 mi long, between Hurricane Ridge and Mount Discovery on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. The glacier flows N to coalesce with the E margin of lower Koettlitz Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1999) in association with Mount Discovery, which Captain Robert Scott had named after the expedition ship of the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04.

Date Created (see definition): 12/28/1999

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


- Please bookmark this page (add it to your favorites).
- If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.

https://geographic.org/geographic_names/antname.php?uni=17591&fid=antgeo_127

Copyright © 1995-2012 ITA all rights reserved.


Antarctica names alphabetically
A * B * C * D * E * F * G *H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * Q * R * S * T * U * V * W * X * Y * Z


Global names alphabetically



. . . Feedback




| COUNTRIES | Geographic.org | GEOLOGY | USA STATISTICS | CHINA STATS | COUNTRY CODES | AIRPORTS | RELIGION | JOBS |