This page presents the geographical name data for Lliboutry 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): Lliboutry Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 8938
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 46' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A glacier flowing SW from the Boyle Mountains into Bourgeois Fjord, Loubet Coast. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1983 after Louis A.F. Lliboutry, French physicist and glaciologist who investigated the mechanical deformation of ice and the micro-meteorological properties of ice surfaces, and who also made a general study of glaciers in Antarctic Peninsula; Director, Laboratory of Glaciology, University of Grenoble, 1958-83; President, International Commission on Snow and Ice, 1983-87.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data