Breitfuss Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Breitfuss 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 SE into Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and called Shelby Glacier after Miss M. Shelby, of New Orleans, La (Mount Shelby, q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, photograph p.229, map p.230); following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1947, named Breitfuss Glacier, in association with the names of Antarctic historians grouped in this area, after Prof. Leonid Lvovich Breitfuss (1864-1950), Director of the Hydrometeorological Branch, Russian Navy, 1912-20; later of Berlin and of Deutsches Hydrographisches Institut, Hamburg; founder of the organization "Aeroarctic" and author of numerous polar bibliographies (APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955). Wilson Glacier, as rejected name after Maj. Gen. R.C. Wilson, USAAF (Mount Wilson, q.v.) (USBGN, 1956, p.69). Glaciar Breitfuss (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Lednik Breytfusa (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Breitfuss (Argentina. AA, 1991, p. 8)
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