This page presents the geographical name data for Wallis 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): Wallis Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16230
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 14' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 15' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.2333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.25
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): A glacier nearly 20 mi long in the NW part of the Admiralty Mountains, Victoria Land. The glacier flows N and then NW, eventually coalescing with the lower portions of Dennistoun and Nash Glaciers just before all three reach the sea just E of Cape Scott. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Staff Sergeant Nathaniel Wallis, who perished in the crash of a C-154 Globemaster aircraft in this vicinity in 1958.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data