This page presents the geographical name data for Falkner 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): Falkner Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 19169
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 44' 32" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 01' 03" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.7422222
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.0175
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 10/21/2008
Description (see definition): An east-flowing valley glacier, 4 miles long, located 2 miles south of Oakley Glacier in Mountaineer Range, Victoria Land. The glacier descends steeply to Lady Newnes Bay where it forms a floating glacier tongue. Named by US-ACAN (2009) after Kelly K. Falkner, Professor of Chemical Oceanography, Oregon State University, who served from 2006 as the first Program Director for the Antarctic Integrated System Science Program in the Division of Antarctic Sciences, Office of Antarctic Programs, National Science Foundation.
Date Created (see definition): 10/28/2008
Date Edited (see definition): No data