This page presents the geographical name data for Dibble 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): Dibble Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3838
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 17' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
134° 36' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 134.6
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955
Description (see definition): A prominent channel glacier flowing from the continental ice and terminating in a prominent tongue at the E side of Davis Bay. Delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47), and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Jonas Dibble, ship's carpenter on the sloop Peacock of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) (1838-42) under Wilkes. Dibble is credited with leaving his sick bed and working 24 hours without relief with other carpenters to repair a broken rudder on the Peacock, when the ship was partially crushed in an ice bay in 15119E and forced to retire northward.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data