Name details

Cole Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108256

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 NE into Mercator Ice Piedmont, Bowman Coast, was sighted by USAS in 1940 as one of the glaciers radiating from Traffic Circle (q.v.); sur- veyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1958 and 1960; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Humphrey Cole (c. 1530-91), English instrument maker who pioneered the design of portable navigation instruments and equipped Sir Martin Frobisher's Arctic expeditions, 1576-78 (APC, 1962, p.9; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 42' 00.0" S
- 68.70000°
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Longitude:
66° 06' 00.0" W
- 66.10000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

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