This page presents the geographical name data for Dorchuck 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): Dorchuck Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3987
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 44' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 56' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.7333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.9333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A narrow glacier, 9 mi long, flowing NE from Jenkins Heights between Klinger Ridge and Ellis Ridge into Dotson Ice Shelf, on Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67, and Landsat imagery, 1972-73. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Robert E. Dorchuck, USN, nuclear power plant operator with the Naval Nuclear Power Unit at McMurdo Station, summer and winter seasons, Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1965 and 1969.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data