This page presents the geographical name data for Covert 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): Covert Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3230
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 54' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 04' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.0666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing from the NE part of Royal Society Range between Pearsall Ridge and Stoner Peak, joining the Blue Glacier drainage in the vicinity of Granite Knolls, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Kathy L. Covert, cartographer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); leader of the two person (satellite surveying, seismology) team at South Pole Station, winter party 1982; senior member of geodetic control party at Minna Bluff, Mount Discovery, White Island, and Beaufort Island, 1986-87 season.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data