This page presents the geographical name data for Skellerup 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): Skellerup Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18511
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 38' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 42' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.6333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 155.7
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing west north west between All-Blacks Nunataks and Wilhoite Nunataks, west of the Churchill Mountains. Named in honor of P. J. Skellerup, who sponsored the Antarctic wing at Canterbury Museum. He is particularly keen on scientific research and donated money to build a specialist Antarctic Library at the Museum. He also donated a large collection of Antarctic materials to the Museum, including some very old and rare Antarctic manuscripts. He remains interested in the collection and has continued his sponsorship and donations over 30+ years.
Date Created (see definition): 01/22/2004
Date Edited (see definition): No data