Name details

Fricker Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108919

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 NE into Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947; called Wilson Glacier by RARE after Gen. R.C. Wilson, USAF (Mount Wilson, q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, photograph p.229, map p.230); in association with the names of Antarctic historians grouped in this area, named after Karl Fricker, German Antarctic historian; author of Antarktis (Berlin, 1898), the first general history of the Antarctic (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.10; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Glaciar Fricker (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Lednik Frikkera (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 05' 00.0" S
- 67.08333°
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Longitude:
65° 08' 00.0" W
- 65.13333°
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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