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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3292

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 01' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Glacier 4 mi long, flowing NW from Wilckens Peaks to the head of Antarctic Bay on the N coast of South Georgia. Surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Tom Crean, Second Officer of the Endurance during the British expedition under Shackleton, 1914-16. Crean accompanied Shackleton in the James Caird from Elephant Island to King Haakon Bay, South Georgia, and made the overland crossing with him to Stromness; this glacier lies on the route.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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