This page presents the geographical name data for Gamble 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): Gamble Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18493
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 06' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 45' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.1
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing north west from Chapman Snowfield, and located between Green Nunatak at south west and Keating Massif at north east, Churchill Mountains. Named in honor of John A Gamble, geological scientist, Victoria University. He spent five field seasons (during 1984 - 93) in Antarctica working on mantle and crustal xenolith studies to understand the nature of the West Antarctic lithosphere. He has worked in Marie Byrd Land, including the West Antarctica Volcano Expedition (WAVE - 1989-92), and on the volcanoes in McMurdo Sound.
Date Created (see definition): 01/22/2004
Date Edited (see definition): No data