This page presents the geographical name data for Maitland 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): Maitland Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9310
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 43' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953
Description (see definition): Glacier flowing along the W flank of Hitchcock Heights into Mobiloil Inlet, on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. This glacier may appear indistinctly in an aerial photograph taken by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of Dec. 20, 1928, but it was more clearly shown in aerial photographs taken by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935 and the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1952 for O. Maitland Miller of the American Geographical Society, who by utilizing Wilkins' and Ellsworth's photographs assisted in constructing the first reconnaissance map of this area.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data