This page presents the geographical name data for Hariot 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): Hariot Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6382
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 20' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.3333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing NW along the S side of Morgan Upland before turning W into the N portion of Wordie Ice Shelf, along the W coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Roughly surveyed by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1936-37. The upper reaches were photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947. Surveyed from the ground by members of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who travelled along it in Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Thomas Hariot (1560-1621), English mathematician who pioneered new methods of navigation under the patronage of Sir Walter Raleigh.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data