This page presents the geographical name data for Glade Bay 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): Glade Bay
Feature Class (see definition): Bay
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5728
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 56' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
115° 20' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.9333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -115.3333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An open triangular-shaped bay in Amundsen Sea, 30 mi wide at the broad N entrance and defined by the angle formed by the N part of Wright Island, the front of Getz Ice Shelf, and the NW side of Murray Foreland, Martin Peninsula, on the Bakutis Coast, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander Gerald L. Glade, USN, helicopter pilot in USS Atka on U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1956-57; Deputy Commander, Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1975-76.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data