Name details

Glen Peak

Glen Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Glen Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109041

Feature type: Peak

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

rising to c. 1000m in N Liard Island, Loubet Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, when the name Sommet Gaudry (Mount Gaudry, q.v.) was apparently applied collectively to this feature and Mount Bridgman (q.v.) (Bongrain, 1914, vue 26 following p.60); photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48, and by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1958-59: in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Dr John Wallington Glen (b.1927), British physicist and glaciologist who investigated the flow of single-crystal and polycrystalline ice; Reader in Ice Physics, University of Birmingham from 1973; Senior Editor, Journal of Glaciology, 1961-85 (APC, 1960, p.4; BA, 1961, p.190; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1979).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 46' 00.0" S
- 66.76667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 24' 00.0" W
- 67.40000°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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