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Hindle Glacier: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Hindle 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): Hindle Glacier

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6790

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Glacier 6 mi long, flowing N from the vicinity of Mount Paterson into Royal Bay on the N coast of South Georgia. Surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-52. The name Bruce Glacier was used unofficially by the British South Georgia Expedition, 1954-55, but a number of Antarctic features are named for Dr. William S. Bruce. The UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) recommended in 1957 that the glacier be named for Dr. Edward Hindle, British zoologist who, as Honorary Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, was of great assistance to the South Georgia Survey expeditions.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Hindle Glacier in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Hindle Glacier should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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