Name details

Bombardier Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107861

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 from Detroit Plateau to join Edgeworth Glacier, Nordenskjöld Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61; in association with the names of pioneer designers of oversnow vehicles grouped in this area, named after J. Armand Bombardier (1908-64), Canadian engineer, who developed the snowmobile, one of the earliest successful oversnow vehicles, 1926-37; later President and General Manager, L'Auto-Neige Bombardier Lté (Bombardier Snowmobile Ltd.), Valcourt, PQ, makers of Muskeg tractors and Ski-doos (APC, 1964, p.2; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 20' 00.0" S
- 64.33333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 04' 00.0" W
- 60.06667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
12-Feb-1964

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