Name details

Diplock Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108519

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 E from Detroit Plateau, Trinity Peninsula, into Prince Gustav Channel, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61; in association with the names of pioneers of overland mechanical transport grouped in this area, named after Bramah Joseph Diplock (d. 1918), British engineer who made advances in the design of chain-track tractors, 1885-1913 (APC, 1964, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 02' 00.0" S
- 64.03333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 52' 00.0" W
- 58.86667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
12-Feb-1964

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