This page presents the geographical name data for Sowers 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): Sowers Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18886
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 37' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
084° 59' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.6166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.9833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006
Description (see definition): A glacier that flows from the prominent cirque on the E side of Craddock Massif and continues between Willis Ridge and Mount Osborne into Thomas Glacier, in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after Todd A. Sowers, Environment Institute, Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) investigator of climate change and abrupt climate change, using isotopes and atmospheric gases, including greenhouse gases, from the ice core record, 1991-2006.
Date Created (see definition): 08/07/2007
Date Edited (see definition): No data