This page presents the geographical name data for Weatherwax 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): Weatherwax Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17952
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 38' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 36' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.6
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000
Description (see definition): A glacier which occupies the elevated basin S of Mount Barnes in Kukri Hills, Victoria Land. It drains SE from 800 m elevation and terminates in a narrow glacial snout on rock bluffs 200 m above New Harbor. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after Allan T. Weatherwax, physicist, Institute of Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, who conducted investigations of the atmosphere, ionosphere, and magnetosphere at McMurdo Station, South Pole Station, and several of the Automated Geophysical Observatories (AGOs) located on the Antarctic plateau; completed 10 field seasons in Antarctica, 1988-89 through 1998-99.
Date Created (see definition): 11/02/2000
Date Edited (see definition): No data