Name details

Demorest Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108476

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 SE into Whirlwind Inlet, Bowman Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Max Harrison Demorest (1910-42), American glaciologist who lost his life on active service with the US army, in a crevasse accident on the Greenland ice cap, 30 November 1942; member of expeditions to Greenland, 1930-31 and 1932-33 (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.8; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Glaciar Demorest (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.306). Lednik Demoresta (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 20' 00.0" S
- 67.33333°
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Longitude:
65° 40' 00.0" W
- 65.66667°
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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-Jan-1951

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