Name details

Eldred Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108657

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

N coast of King George Island, E of Potts Peak, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Andrew J. Eldred, Master of the sealing ship Thomas Hunt from Stonington, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1873-74, 1875-76, 1878-79 and 1879-80, in which last season he took part in the unsuccessful search for the sealing ship Charles Shearer (Shearer Stack, q.v.) (APC, 1960, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Lednik Eldreda (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 58' 52.8" S
- 61.98133°
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Longitude:
58° 13' 17.8" W
- 58.22161°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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