Name details

Erskine Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108708

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 Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast, was partly surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-47, and named West Gould Glacier after Lieut. Cdr R. T. Gould, RN (Gould Glacier, q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.22; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955); following complete survey by FIDS from "Detaille Island" in 1957, renamed Erskine Glacier after Lieut. (later Cdr) Angus Bruce Erskine, RN (1928-2006), FIDS Base Leader and surveyor, "Detaille Island", 1957-58, who led the glacier survey; member of British North Greenland Expedition, 1952-54 (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Glaciar West Gould (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.263).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 32' 00.0" S
- 66.53333°
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Longitude:
65° 22' 00.0" W
- 65.36667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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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