Name details

Brückner Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 107986

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

on Arrowsmith Peninsula flowing NNE into Müller Ice Shelf (q.v.), Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; originally defined as flowing into Lallemand Fjord and, in association with the names of other glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Eduard Brückner (1862-1927), German pioneer glacial geologist and glaciologist; joint author with A. Penck (Penck Glacier, q.v.) of Die Alpen im Eiszeitalter (Leipzig, 1901-09); Founder of Zeitschrift für Gletscherkunde in 1907 and Editor until 1927 (APC, 1960, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). Bruckner [sic] Glacier (BA, 1961, p.189). The glacier was later redefined as flowing into the ice shelf (BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14, 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1986, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 20' 00.0" S
- 67.33333°
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Longitude:
67° 01' 00.0" W
- 67.01667°
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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:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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