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