Name details

Fleming Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108837

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 WNW into Forster Ice Piedmont, Fallières Coast, was probably seen from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935; surveyed from the ground by BGLE in 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232; BA chart 3175, 1.iii.1940); photographed from the air by USAS in September 1940 (USHO, 1943, p.164); following surveys by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1947-48, named after The Rev. (later Rt Rev.) William Launcelot Scott Fleming (1906-90), Chief Scientist, chaplain and geologist, BGLE; Director, SPRI, 1946-49; Bishop of Portsmouth, 1949-59, and of Norwich, 1959-71; Dean of Windsor, 1971-76 (APC, 1955, p.10; DCS 601 sheets 69 64 and 69 66, 1955; DOS 610 sheets W 69 64 and 69 66, 1963); further surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1957-62. Lednik Fleminga (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Fleming (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.126).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 28' 00.0" S
- 69.46667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 11' 00.0" W
- 66.18333°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Jan-1953

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