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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 67

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 38' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A small glacier immediately S of Miers Glacier in Victoria Land. The heads of these two glaciers are separated by a low ridge, and the E end of this ridge is almost completely surrounded by the snouts of the two glaciers, which nearly meet in the bottom of the valley, about 1 mi above Lake Miers, into which they drain. Named by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) after Lieutenant (later Sir) Jameson B. Adams, second in command of the shore party of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09), who was one of the men to accompany Shackleton to within 97 mi of the South Pole.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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