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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12350

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A glacier about 12 mi long on the E side of Palmer Land. It flows SE and then E along the S side of Schirmacher Massif to join the Cline Glacier just inland from the head of Odom Inlet. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1974. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John S. Rankin, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) biologist on the International Weddell Sea Oceanographic Expeditions, 1968 and 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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