Name details

Haefeli Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109160

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 SSW to join Finsterwalder Glacier and Sharp Glacier at head of Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast, was surveyed in its upper part by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-47; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Robert Haefeli (1898-1978), Swiss glaciologist; Director, Eidgenossische Schnee-und Lawinenforschungsinstitut [Federal Snow and Avalanche Research Institute], Weissfluhjoch, Davos, 1935-42; Professor of Soil and Snow Mechanics, Eidgenossische Technische Hochshule [Federal Technical High School], Z├╝rich, 1942-53; Chairman, Swiss Glacier Commission, 1949-73; President International Commission of Snow and Ice, 1954-57 (APC, 1955, p.11; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978). The glacier was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 16' 00.0" S
- 67.26667°
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Longitude:
66° 20' 00.0" W
- 66.33333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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