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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4105

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Broad glacier, 18 mi long, which flows SE from Herbert Plateau through a rectangular re-entrant to a point immediately N of Sentinel Nunatak on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered in 1902 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), under Nordenskjold, and named Drygalski Bay after Prof. Erich von Drygalski. The feature was determined to be a glacier by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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