This page presents the geographical name data for Heezen 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): Heezen Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6563
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 45' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 18' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.75
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.3
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing NE from the E portion of Wegener Range and entering Violante Inlet E of Mount Reynolds, on the Black Coast, Palmer Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from aerial photographs taken by the U.S. Navy, 1966-69. In association with the names of oceanographers grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 after Bruce C. Heezen (1924-77), American marine geologist and oceanographer; Professor of Geology, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University, 1964-77.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data