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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14208

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
111° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -111.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A glacier between Moore Dome and Rogers Spur on Bear Peninsula, flowing W into Dotson Ice Shelf on Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67. Named in 1977 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Jon E. Sorenson, civil engineer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a member of the satellite surveying team at South Pole Station, winter party 1975.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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