This page presents the geographical name data for Delius 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): Delius Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3694
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 37' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 03' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.6166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.05
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961
Description (see definition): Glacier, 6 mi long and 2 mi wide, flowing W from Elgar Uplands into Nichols Snowfield, in the N part of Alexander Island. First seen from the air and roughly mapped by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) in 1937. More accurately mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960, and from U.S. Landsat imagery of February 1975. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Frederick Delius (1862-1934), British composer.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data