This page presents the geographical name data for Ellen 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): Ellen Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 4433
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 13' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
084° 30' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.2166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.5
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961
Description (see definition): A large glacier in central Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains, draining the E slopes of Mount Anderson and Long Gables and flowing generally SE for 22 mi to Barnes Ridge, where it leaves the range and enters S.-flowing Rutford Ice Stream. First mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1957-59. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Col. Cicero J. Ellen, USAF, who was in command of many of the air operations when the South Pole Station was established by air drop in the 1956-57 season.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data