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