This page presents the geographical name data for Crean 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): Crean Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3292
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 08' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 01' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.1333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.0166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963
Description (see definition): Glacier 4 mi long, flowing NW from Wilckens Peaks to the head of Antarctic Bay on the N coast of South Georgia. Surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in the period 1951-57 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Tom Crean, Second Officer of the Endurance during the British expedition under Shackleton, 1914-16. Crean accompanied Shackleton in the James Caird from Elephant Island to King Haakon Bay, South Georgia, and made the overland crossing with him to Stromness; this glacier lies on the route.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data