Name details

Ahlmann Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107465

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

flowing E into S part of Seligman Inlet, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air by USAS in 1940; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from Hope Bay and Stonington Island in 1947; in association with the names of other glaciologists in this area, named after Hans Wilhelmsson Ahlmann (1889-1974), Swedish glaciologist and geographer; Director and Professor, Geographical Institute, Stockholm University, 1929-50, who initiated the study of world climatology through the behaviour of glaciers; initiator and Swedish member of the board of the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1949-52 (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.4). Glaciar Ahlmann (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.153). Lednik Al'mana (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 52' 00.0" S
- 67.86667°
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Longitude:
65° 50' 00.0" W
- 65.83333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Jan-1951

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