Name details

Hampton Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109188

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 N into Schokalsky Bay, N Alexander Island, between Douglas Range and Elgar Uplands, was photographed from the air by BGLE, 1 February 1937, and by RARE in 1947; surveyed from the ground at its mouth by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1948; named after Wilfred Edward Hampton (1907-1994), Second-in-command and chief pilot, BGLE, who made the 1937 flight; member of BAARE (APC, 1955, p.11; USHO chart 6638, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 69 70, 1960; Searle, 1963, end map; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978); mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959. Lednik Khamptona (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 29' 00.0" S
- 69.48333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 11' 00.0" W
- 70.18333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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