This page presents the geographical name data for Fireman 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): Fireman Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 4930
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 47' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 16' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.2666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A glacier in the W part of Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land, flowing NW into Cassidy Glacier. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Edward L. Fireman (d. 1990), physicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA; authority on the analysis and dating of extraterrestrial materials and space debris; from 1979 conducted investigations on the dating and composition of Antarctic meteorites and Antarctic ice samples, including deep core ice obtained at Byrd Station.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data