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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 689

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A glacier, 10 mi long, flowing E and merging with the terminus of Casey Glacier where it discharges into Casey Inlet, on the E coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Aug. 1947, and by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (Trimetrogon air photography) in Dec. 1947. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Nov. 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Athene, daughter of Zeus and goddess of the city of Athens in Greek mythology.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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