Name details

Flint Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108848

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 S into Whirlwind Inlet, Bowman Coast, was seen from the air by Wilkins, 20 December 1928, and photographed from the air by USAS in 1940; surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Richard Foster Flint (1902-76), American glacial geologist; Professor of Geology, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1940-70; author of many publications including Glacial geology and the Pleistocene Epoch (New York and London, 1947) (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.10; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Glaciar Flint (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p. 365).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 15' 00.0" S
- 67.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 29' 00.0" W
- 65.48333°
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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