This page presents the geographical name data for Leverett 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): Leverett Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 8761
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 38' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
147° 35' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.6333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -147.5833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947
Description (see definition): A glacier about 50 mi long and 3 to 4 mi wide, draining northward from the Watson Escarpment, between the California and Stanford Plateaus, and then trending WNW between Tapley Mountains and Harold Byrd Mountains to terminate at the head of the Ross Ice Shelf close E of Scott Glacier. Discovered in December 1929 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Laurence Gould, and named by him for Frank Leverett, eminent geologist at the University of Michigan and authority on glacial geology of the central United States.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data