Name details

Attlee Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107596

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 SE into Cabinet Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS in 1947-48; named after The Rt Hon. Clement Richard Attlee (later 1st Earl Attlee) (1883-1967), British statesman; Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, 1942-43; Deputy Prime Minister and member of the War Cabinet (which authorized Operation Tabarin in 1943), 1942-45; Prime Minister, 1945-51 (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.4; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955). The names of other members of the War Cabinet are grouped in this area. Glaciar Attlee (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Lednik Atli (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 12' 00.0" S
- 66.20000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 51' 00.0" W
- 63.85000°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-May-1951

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