This page presents the geographical name data for Otlet 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): Otlet Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11205
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 48' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 38' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971
Description (see definition): Glacier 9 mi long, flowing along the S side of Fontaine Heights to the W coast of Graham Land. Roughly charted by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, 1934-37. More accurately mapped by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Paul Otlet (1868-1944), Belgian documentalist, co-founder of the Institut International de Bibliographie at Brussels, 1895, and of the Universal Decimal Classification. He was a pioneer of the rational organization of polar information by an international classification scheme.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data