This page presents the geographical name data for Lobeck 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): Lobeck Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 19146
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 13' 15" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 46' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2208333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.7666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing NE between Rutherford Ridge and Kuivinen Ridge in Saint Johns Range, Victoria Land. About 4 miles long, the glacier terminates upon rock cliffs overlooking Miller Glacier with insignificant if any flow entering it. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after noted American geographer-geologist Armin K. Lobeck (1886-1958), Professor of Geology, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1929-54; author of the textbook Geomorphology, McGraw-Hill, 1939 widely used in training geomorphologists active in Antarctica.
Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008
Date Edited (see definition): No data