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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3539

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Glacier 6 mi long, flowing ENE along the S side of Mount Shelby to the head of Trail Inlet, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered by members of East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. It was photographed from the air in 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, and charted in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by Ronne for Captain Lawrence R. Daspit, U.S. Navy (USN), who assisted in obtaining Navy support for the Ronne expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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