Eureka Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Eureka Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
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:
flowing W into George VI Sound N of Niznik Island, was roughly surveyed by BGLE in September 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); re-surveyed in its W part by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948 and so named from the Greek word eureka [="I have (found) it", as used by Archimedes], in reference to the BGLE survey party reaching George VI Sound via this glacier (APC, 1955, p.9; DCS 601 sheet 69 66, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 69 68, 1963; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979). Lednik Yurika (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).
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