This page presents the geographical name data for Clarsach 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): Clarsach Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2844
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 57' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 17' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.95
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.2833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing S between Prague Spur and Finlandia Foothills in N Alexander Island. The feature was photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and was mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960. Further delineation was made from U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken 1966-67 and from U.S. Landsat imagery taken Jan. 1974. So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC), 1977; in plan view the outline of the glacier resembles a clarsach, or Irish harp.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data