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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7523

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Glacier close S of Risting Glacier, flowing E into the head of Drygalski Fjord in the SE part of South Georgia. The glacier was named for Erich von Drygalski by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE), 1911-12, under Filchner. To avoid duplication with Drygalski Glacier in Graham Land, also named for Erich von Drygalski, a new name was proposed in 1957 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC). Jenkins Glacier is named for James T. Jenkins, author of A History of the Whale Fisheries and Bibliography of Whaling.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Jenkins 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 Jenkins Glacier should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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