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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4657

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): A gently-sloping glacier 15 mi long and 4 mi wide, flowing eastward from the plateau escarpment to join Hektoria Glacier between Shiver Point and Whiteside Hill, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered by Sir Hubert Wilkins in an aerial flight, Dec. 20, 1928, and named Evans Inlet by him for E.S. Evans of Detroit. A further survey by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955 reported that this low-lying area is not an inlet, but is formed by the lower reaches of Hektoria Glacier and the feature now described.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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