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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6590

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 31' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.5166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A glacier flowing S from the area around Mount Johnson into Larsen Ice Shelf just W of Shiver Point, on the E coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. The name "Hektoria Fiords" was given by Sir Hubert Wilkins during his flight of Dec. 20, 1928, after the S.S. Following survey by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947, the feature could not be identified; however, during further survey by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955, Wilkins' "long ice-filled fiords" were found to be this glacier and two short unnamed ones.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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