Name details

Comrie Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108270

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 W into Bigo Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly surveyed by FAE, 1908-10 (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 3), and further surveyed by BGLE in 1935-36 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400); in association with the names of pioneers of documentation grouped in this area, named after Dr Leslie John Comrie (1893-1950), Superintendent, Nautical Almanac Office, 1930-36, who contributed to modern methods of computing and who assisted BGLE by providing advance copies of the Nautical Almanac up to 1937; Founder and first Director, Scientific Computing Service Ltd, London (APC, 1955, p.7; USHO chart 6639, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 65 64, 1959); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Lednik Komri (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Comrie (Chile. DNH chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.81).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 48' 00.0" S
- 65.80000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 07' 00.0" W
- 64.11667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
22-Sep-1954

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