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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5746

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 46' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): An alpine glacier composed of two segments, separated by an icefall, which flow NE from neve in the area between Mount Kempe and Mount Huggins. It joins the Pipecleaner Glacier 2 mi S of the confluence of the latter with the Radian Glacier. So named by the Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1960-61, because it was up this glacier that the geologists traversed to the Koettlitz-Skelton divide at the ridge crest in order to gain their only glimpse of the polar plateau in January 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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