Forel Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Forel 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.
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flowing SSW into Blind Bay, Bourgeois Fjord, between Loubet Coast and Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432) and further surveyed in its lower reaches by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in November 1949; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after François Alphonse Forel (1841-1912), Swiss glaciologist and ice physicist; first President, International Commission of Glaciers, 1894, and pioneer of the annual survey of glacier fluctuation (APC, 1955, p.10; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957); renamed South Forel Glacier following resurvey by FIDS from "Horseshoe Island" and air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, which showed that this glacier is continuous with Sharp Glacier (q.v.) (formerly North Forel Glacier), flowing N into Lallemand Fjord (APC, 1959a, p. 11; BA, 1961, p. 189). Forel Glacier, South (BA, 1961, p. 431). The name Forel Glacier was subsequently reaffirmed (APC, 1960, p. 4; BA, 1963, p. 30; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).
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