Name details

Eden Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108624

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 S into N side of Cabinet Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in December 1947; in association with the names in this area of members of the War Cabinet responsible for Operation "Tabarin" in 1943, named after The Rt Hon. Sir (Robert) Anthony Eden, later 1st Earl of Avon (1897-1977), Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1935-38, 1940-45, 1951-55; Prime Minister, 1955-57 (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.9; DCS sheet 66 62, 1955). Glaciar Eden (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.111). Lednik Idena (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 12' 00.0" S
- 66.20000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 15' 00.0" W
- 63.25000°
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-May-1951

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