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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2602

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
049° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -49.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A glacier in the Forrestal Range, Pensacola Mountains, draining E from Mount Lechner and Kent Gap, at the juncture of the Saratoga and Lexington Tables, to enter Support Force Glacier. Discovered and photographed on Jan. 13, 1956 on a transcontinental patrol plane flight of U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze I from McMurdo Sound to the vicinity of Weddell Sea and return. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Captain Washington I. Chambers, U.S. Navy (USN), one of the pioneers in the development of the airplane catapult for ships.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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