Name details

Arago Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107544

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

Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast, flowing S into Andvord Bay, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from Danco Island in 1956-57; named after Dominique-Franc ois-Jean Arago (1786-1853), French geodesist, who first demonstrated the application of photography to mapping in 1839, in association with the names of pioneers of photogrammetry grouped in this area (APC, 1960, p.2; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961). Glaciar Arago (Argentina. AA, 1991 p.3)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 50' 00.0" S
- 64.83333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 22' 00.0" W
- 62.36667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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