This page presents the geographical name data for Green Creek 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): Green Creek
Feature Class (see definition): Stream
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5991
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 37' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 04' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.0666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953
Description (see definition): A glacial meltwater stream, 0.65 mi long, flowing NE from the extremity of Canada Glacier into the SW end of Lake Fryxell, close E of Bowles Creek, in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. The name was suggested by hydrologist Diane McKnight, leader of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) teams that made intensive studies of the hydrology of streams of the Lake Fryxell basin, 1987-94. Named after William J. Green of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, who conducted research on the geochemistry of the Onyx River, 1980-81, and Lake Fryxell, Lake Hoare, and their feeder streams, 1982-83.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data