Name details

Hopkins Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109373

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 into Darbel Bay, Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of biochemists grouped in this area, named after Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861-1947), founder of the School of Biochemistry and Professor of Biochemistry, Cambridge University, 1914-43, who made pioneer investigations on synthetic diets and vitamins of importance to the development of sledge rations; Nobel Laureate in medicine, 1929 (APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 36' 00.0" S
- 66.60000°
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Longitude:
65° 35' 00.0" W
- 65.58333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
7-Jul-1959

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