Name details

Forbes Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108865

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 W into Square Bay, Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed in its lower reaches by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p. 432) and resurveyed over its whole length by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-48; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after James David Forbes (1809-68), Scottish physicist who made pioneer studies of glacier flow (APC, 1955, p.10; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 47' 00.0" S
- 67.78333°
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Longitude:
66° 33' 00.0" W
- 66.55000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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