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Falkner Glacier: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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