Hobbs Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hobbs 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 Markham Bay, James Ross Island, was surveyed by SwAE in 1902-03 and named Hobbs Gletscher, after William Herbert Hobbs (1864-1953), American geologist and glaciologist, who also wrote on early discoveries in Antarctica (e.g. Hobbs, 1939a); Professor of Geology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1906-34; author of Characteristics of existing glaciers (New York, 1911); Leader of three expeditions to Greenland, 1926-28 (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Karte 3). Hobbs Glacier (USHO, 1943, p.264; APC, 1958, p.5; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Glaciar Hobbs (Argentina. MM chart 103, 1949). The glacier was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1953.
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