This page presents the geographical name data for Donnellan 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): Donnellan Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18841
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 36' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 48' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.6
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.8
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006
Description (see definition): A steep valley glacier fed by highland ice adjacent to Fukushima Peak on the summit plateau of Vinson Massif, Sentinel Range. The glacier flows westward from Vinson Massif along the north side of Mount Slaughter into Nimitz Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Andrea Donnellan, Satellite Geodesy and Geodynamics Systems Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, involved from the mid 1990s in research projects involving the use of GPS in studies of earth crustal deformation in Southern California and also in Antarctica.
Date Created (see definition): 08/06/2007
Date Edited (see definition): No data