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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7355

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A spectacular glacier, about 30 mi long, originating at the S side of Mount Minto in the Admiralty Mountains and draining SE between Mount Whewell and Mount Herschel into Moubray Bay, Victoria Land. At its mouth it is joined by the Honeycomb Glacier flowing in from the north. The name is suggested by an association of ideas involved in the name Admiralty Mountains, and by the impression of power given by the great icefall in the lower portion of the glacier. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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