This page presents the geographical name data for Jezek 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): Jezek Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 7549
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 59' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 13' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.2166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A glacier on the SE side of Platform Spur, flowing NE into Emmanuel Glacier in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Kenneth C. Jezek, geophysicist with Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) and NOAA, 1983-89; in 12 visits to the Arctic and Antarctic, conducted geophysical surveys using remote sensing techniques on measurement and properties of terrestrial ice and sea ice with work at Dome Charlie, Ross Ice Shelf and Weddell Sea; Director, Byrd Polar Research Center, from 1989.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data