Blanchard Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Blanchard Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
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:
flowing NW into Wilhelmina Bay, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Jean-Pierre-François Blanchard (1753-1809), French aeronaut and the first professional balloon pilot, who with J. J. Jeffries (Jeffries Peak, q.v.) made the first balloon crossing of the English Channel, from Dover to Calais, 7 January 1785 (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3566, 25.viii. 1961). Glaciar Blanchard (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 7)
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