Centurion Glacier

Centurion Glacier (68°12′S 66°56′W / 68.200°S 66.933°W / -68.200; -66.933Coordinates: 68°12′S 66°56′W / 68.200°S 66.933°W / -68.200; -66.933) is a small steep glacier flowing northwest to Neny Bay between Mount Nemesis and Roman Four Promontory, on the west coast of Graham Land.

Centurion Glacier
Map showing the location of Centurion Glacier
Map showing the location of Centurion Glacier
Location of Centurion Glacier in Antarctica
LocationGraham Land
Coordinates68°12′00″S 66°56′00″W / 68.20000°S 66.93333°W / -68.20000; -66.93333
Thicknessunknown
Highest elevation251 m (823 ft)
TerminusBrialmont Cove
Statusunknown

HistoryEdit

Centurion Glacier was first roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition under Rymill, and resurveyed in 1947 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). The name, given by FIDS, derives from association with Roman Four Promontory.

ReferencesEdit

  •   This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document: "Centurion Glacier". (content from the Geographic Names Information System)