Name details

Daspit Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108432

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 Trail Inlet, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air in September and surveyed from the ground in November 1940 by USAS; named Fleming Glacier after the Rev. W.L.S. Fleming (Fleming Glacier, q.v.) (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942), which name was later transferred to the glacier on Fallières Coast (USBGN, 1947, p.165). The present feature was resurveyed by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island" in December 1947. Fleming-Breen (Rønne, 1950b, p.111). Glaciar Fleming (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.326). Ventisquero Fleming (Kosack, 1955b, map facing p.88). Daspit Glacier, after Capt. (later Rear-Adm.) Lawrence Randall Daspit, USN (1905-79), who helped to obtain USN support for RARE (APC, 1955, p.8; USBGN, 1956, p.100; DCS 601 sheet 6864, 1955; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 11' 00.0" S
- 68.18333°
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Longitude:
65° 49' 00.0" W
- 65.81667°
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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:
Source Scale:
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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:
28-Jan-1953

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