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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18284

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
158° 32' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 158.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A glacier 8 mi long in N Holyoake Range, Churchill Mountains. It flows NW between Mount Hubble and Mount Richter (q.v.) to enter Starshot Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after German-born seismologist Beno Gutenberg, director of the California Institute of Technology seismology laboratory in the 1930s; collaborator with Charles F. Richter in developing the Richter Scale, 1935, used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes

Date Created (see definition): 01/29/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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