This page presents the geographical name data for Gildea 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): Gildea Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18845
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 38' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 39' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.6333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.65
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006
Description (see definition): A glacier that flows westward from Craddock Massif between Mount Slaughter and Mount Atkinson into Nimitz Glacier, Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The upper portion of the glacier also receives ice from Hammer Col and southern Vinson Massif. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Damien Gildea, Australian leader of several Omega Foundation expeditions to Sentinel Range and Livingston Island, 2000-05. He made an ascent of Mount Craddock via this glacier, 2005, and directed the preparation of a 1:50,000-scale map of the Vinson Massif area for publication by the Omega Foundation, 2006.
Date Created (see definition): 08/06/2007
Date Edited (see definition): No data