This page presents the geographical name data for Apollo 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): Apollo Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 523
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 50' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 45' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A glacier, 9 mi long, flowing NE and joining the lower part of Aphrodite Glacier 2 mi from the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The lower part of this glacier 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 roughly surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Nov. 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Apollo, the god of manly youth and beauty in Greek mythology.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data