This page presents the geographical name data for Cumbie 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): Cumbie Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3401
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 13' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
154° 12' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -154.2
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971
Description (see definition): A short, steep glacier just E of Scott Nunataks, flowing N into Swinburne Ice Shelf along the SW side of Sulzberger Bay. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for William A. Cumbie, Jr., AT2, USN. An aviation electronics technician, Cumbie was radioman on the ski-equipped R4D aircraft carrying R. Admiral George Dufek, U.S. Navy (USN), that was first to land at the geographic South Pole, Oct. 31, 1956.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data