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