Name details

Birley Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107809

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 W into Barilari Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly surveyed by FAE, 1908-10 (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 3); resurveyed by BGLE in 1935-36 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400); named after Kenneth Peel Birley (1868-1941), who contributed towards the cost of BGLE (APC, 1955, p.5; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959). The glacier was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1957. Glaciar Birley (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.47). Lednik Berli (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Birley (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 7)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 58' 00.0" S
- 65.96667°
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Longitude:
64° 02' 00.0" W
- 64.03333°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Sep-1954

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