This page presents the geographical name data for Cayley 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): Cayley Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2555
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 20' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 58' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.9666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): Glacier flowing NW into the S side of Brialmont Cove, on the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) in 1956-57 and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Sir George Cayley (1773-1857), English engineer, the "father of aeronautica," who first defined the main principles of mechanical flight, 1796-1857, and designed the first caterpillar tractor in 1826.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data