Name details

Gourdon Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109077

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 SE into Markham Bay, James Ross Island, was surveyed by SwAE in 1902-03 and named Gourdon Gletscher, after Dr E. Gourdon (Gourdon Peak, q.v.) (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Karte 3). Gourdon Glacier (USHO, 1943, p.264; APC, 1958, p.5; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Glaciar Gourdon (Argentina. MM chart 103, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.397). The glacier was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1952-53.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 14' 00.0" S
- 64.23333°
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Longitude:
57° 24' 00.0" W
- 57.40000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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