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Buxton Glacier: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Buxton 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): Buxton Glacier

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2235

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing NE between Heaney Glacier and Cook Glacier into St. Andrews Bay, South Georgia. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1987 after the Buxton family: Aubrey Leland Oakes and Pamela Mary Oakes (Baron Buxton of Alsa and Lady Buxton), who visited South Georgia in His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Endurance in March 1982, and their daughter the Hon. Lucinda Catherine Buxton, who led a filming expedition in this area in February-April 1982.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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