Name details

Evans Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108728

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 E into Larsen Ice Shelf N of Foyn Point, Oscar II Coast, was seen from the air as an inlet by Wilkins, 20 December 1928, and named Evans Inlet after Edward Steptoe Evans (1879-1945), manufacturer of Detroit, Mich.; Manager, Detroit Arctic Expedition, 1925-26 (Wilkins, 1929, p.364; BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940; APC, 1955, p.9); surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1947. Estrecho Evans (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Ensenada Evans (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.352; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.119). The feature was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1955 and recognized as a glacier; renamed Evans Glacier (APC, 1958, p.4; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961). Lednik Evansa (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Seno Evans, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.119).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 05' 00.0" S
- 65.08333°
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Longitude:
61° 53' 00.0" W
- 61.88333°
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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 Identifier:
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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