This page presents the geographical name data for Union 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): Union Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15776
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 45' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
082° 30' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.75
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.5
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): A large, heavily-crevassed glacier which receives the flow of several tributaries and drains through the middle of the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The glacier drains from the plateau at Edson Hills on the W side of the range and flows E between Pioneer Heights and Enterprise Hills. Union Glacier was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1961-66. The name was applied by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in association with the name Heritage Range.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data