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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14559

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Small glacier flowing into the head of Visca Anchorage immediately W of Stenhouse Bluff, on King George Island in the South Shetland Islands. Charted but not named by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot. The name West Stenhouse Glacier arose locally for this feature in 1958 from association with Stenhouse Bluff, but the shortened form recommended by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 has been adopted.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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