This page presents the geographical name data for Srite 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): Srite Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14437
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A glacier over 20 mi long, flowing E and SE from Janke Nunatak, Hauberg Mountains, to Orville Coast, Ellsworth Land, W of Spear Glacier. The feature was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-67, and was visited by a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geological party, 1977-78, led by Peter D. Rowley. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander (later Captain) David A. Srite, USN, chief navigator of an LC-130 aircraft in support of the geological party in this area, 1977-78; Commanding Officer, Antarctic Development Squadron Six, 1979 to 1980; Commanding Officer, Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1985 to 1987.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data