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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6304

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Glacier in the NE part of Alexander Island, 25 mi long and 5 mi wide, which flows NNE along the W wall of Douglas Range to Schokalsky Bay. First photographed from the air during a flight up this glacier in 1937 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE). The mouth of the glacier was surveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and later named for Wilfred E. Hampton of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, who piloted the airplane that made the above mentioned flight in 1937.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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