This page presents the geographical name data for Malpighi 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): Malpighi Glacier
Feature Class (see definition): Glacier
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9324
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 16' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 15' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.25
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960
Description (see definition): Glacier 5 mi long and 1 mi wide, flowing SE from Harvey Heights to join Mackenzie Glacier at the E coast of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. First roughly charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), 1897-99, under Gerlache. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Marcello Malpighi (1628-1694), Italian physiologist and pioneer histologist who first demonstrated the existence of the blood capillaries.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data