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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3491

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): Glacier about 30 mi long on the E side of Palmer Land. It drains the slopes at the SE side of the Welch Mountains and flows E then NE to discharge into the head of Lehrke Inlet just N of Parmelee Massif. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1974. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander John B. Dana, USN, Commanding Officer of U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VXE-6 in Antarctica during Operation Deep Freeze, 1973; he was squadron Executive Officer, 1972, and Operations Officer, 1971.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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