This page presents the geographical name data for Butler 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): Butler Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2218
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 24' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
152° 42' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -152.7
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966
Description (see definition): A broad glacier draining the N side of Edward VII Peninsula in the vicinity of Clark Peak, and flowing generally northeastward through the Alexandra Mountains to its terminus in Sulzberger Bay. Mapped from surveys by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and U.S. Navy air photos (1959-65). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant F.M. Butler, U.S. Navy (USN), expedition navigator in charge of all navigation watch sections on the USS Glacier during the exploration of this area in January 1962.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data