Name details

Friederichsen Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108922

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 E into Cabinet Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947; called Bailey Glacier by RARE after Cdr C. Bailey, USN (Mount Bailey, q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, map p.230); in association with the names of Antarctic cartographers grouped in this area, named Friederichsen Glacier after Ludwig Friederichsen (1841-1915), German cartographer of the firm L. Friederichsen and Co. and Chief Editor of the Geographische Gesellschaft, Hamburg, who published a compilation of all existing surveys of N Graham Land and the South Shetland Islands (Friederichsen, 1895) (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.10; DCS 601 sheet 66 64, 1955). Glaciar Friederichsen (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 38' 00.0" S
- 66.63333°
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Longitude:
64° 18' 00.0" W
- 64.30000°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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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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