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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9810

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Extensive glacier flowing in an ENE direction to a point immediately E of Mount Barkow, where it is joined from the NW by Haines Glacier, and then E to enter New Bedford Inlet close W of Court Nunatak, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered and photographed from the air in December 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). During 1947 it was photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for Wilhelm Meinardus, German meteorologist and climatologist and author of many publications including the meteorological results of the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) under Drygalski, 1901-03.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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