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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14919

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A tributary glacier, 6 mi long, flowing SE between Mount Holloway and Marshall Mountains to enter Beardmore Glacier. Discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) and named by Shackleton for his eldest son, Raymond Swinford. The map of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1910-13) and some subsequent maps transpose the positions of Swinford Glacier and Berwick Glacier. The latter lies 12 mi northeastward. The original application (British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1907-09) of Berwick Glacier is the one recommended.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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