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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6577

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Glacier 8 mi long in the SE part of Arrowsmith Peninsula, which flows S to merge with the ice in Jones Channel, on the W coast of Graham Land. With Antevs Glacier, to the N, it forms a transverse depression extending to the SW part of Lallemand Fjord. First sighted from the air in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Its lower reaches were surveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and the glacier named by them for Albert Heim, Swiss glaciologist and author in 1885 of Handbuch der Gletscherkunde.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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