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