This page presents the geographical name data for Priddy 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): Priddy Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12067
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 56' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 01' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.0166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A glacier, 2 mi long, on the W side of Esser Hill, flowing NW to join Hobbs Glacier, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Allan R. Priddy of Holmes and Narver, Inc., who experienced one winter above 76 in Greenland and one below 76 at McMurdo Station, as well as several summer seasons in Antarctica from 1969-91. He was construction foreman at four geological field camps and for four summer seasons at South Pole Station, and was a key crew member in the building of both Siple I and Siple II Stations.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data