This page presents the geographical name data for Aphrodite 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): Aphrodite Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 521
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 47' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 32' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A glacier 15 mi long flowing N to the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula 3 mi W of Victory Nunatak. The lower portion of the feature was first plotted by W.L.G. Joerg from aerial photographs taken by Sir Hubert Wilkins in Dec. 1928 and Lincoln Ellsworth in Nov. 1935. The glacier was subsequently photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in Dec. 1947 (Trimetrogon air photography) and surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958 and Nov. 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Aphrodite, goddess of love in Greek mythology.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data