Name details

Drummond Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108568

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 NW into SE Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast, was partly surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-47; named West Balch Glacier after E.S. Balch (Balch Glacier, q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.9; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955); photographed from the air by FIDASE and further surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of biochemists grouped in this area, named Drummond Glacier after Sir Jack Cecil Drummond (1891-1952), Professor of Biochemistry, University of London, 1922-45, who helped in the selection and calculation of the sledging rations of many British polar expeditions between the the two world wars (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Lednik Drammonda, referring to glacier flowing into NE corner of Darbel Bay (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 42' 00.0" S
- 66.70000°
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Longitude:
65° 34' 00.0" W
- 65.56667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
7-Jul-1959

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