Name details

Adams Glacier

Adams Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Adams Glacier  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 574

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A glacier about 19 km wide flowing north-west into the eastern side of the head of Vincennes Bay off the Budd Coast, Wilkes Land. Delineated from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by USACAN after John Quincey Adams, sixth President of the United States of America.

Named For

John Quincey Adams, sixth President of the United States of America

Location

Latitude:
66° 47' 55.0" S
- 66.79861°
Accurate to 300m
Longitude:
109° 40' 17.0" E
109.67139°
Accurate to 300m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Landsat 7
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:300000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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