This page presents the geographical name data for Pan 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): Pan Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11322
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 48' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 24' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A glacier 7 mi long, flowing N and terminating at the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula 2 mi SW of Victory Nunatak. The lower part of the glacier was plotted by W.L.G. Joerg from air photos taken by Lincoln Ellsworth in Nov. 1935. The glacier was subsequently photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (Trimetrogon air photography) in Dec. 1947, and roughly surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Pan, god of the shepherds in Greek mythology.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data