Hektoria Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hektoria Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
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:
flowing SE into Larsen Ice Shelf W of Shiver Point, Oscar II Coast, was photographed from the air by Wilkins, 20 December 1928, and reported as "long ice-filled fiords almost severing Graham Land" in c. 64 45'S (to SW of Drygalski Glacier, q.v.), to which he applied the name Hektoria Fiords after the whaling factory ship Hektoria, of the Hektor Whaling Company (Hektor Icefall, q.v.), used to transport his expedition to Deception Island (Wilkins, 1929, p.364 and map p.374; BA chart 3205, 1945). Hektoria Fjords (Brown, 1929, map p. 102). Hektoriafjordene, Hektoriafjorder (Aagaard, 1930, p.99, 275). Hectoria [sic] Fiords (BA chart 3205, 28.vii.1933). Hektoria Fiord (USAAF chart 1762, 1946). Fiordo Hectoria (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Fiords Hektoria (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1949). Hestoria [sic] Fiord (Flores Silva, 1952, p.85). Following survey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1955, the glacier described above and two unnamed glaciers to the W were identified as the feature photographed and named by Wilkins (1929, Fig. 21, p.363). Hektoria Glacier (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3570, 29.xi.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Hectoria Glacier (USOO chart 6945, 1963). The glacier was photographed from the air by USN, 1968-69.
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