Name details

Hugi Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109412

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 NW into Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of skimountaineering grouped in this area, named after Franz Joseph Hugi (1796-1855), Swiss school teacher, called "the father of winter mountaineering"; author of Naturhistorische Alpenreise (Leipzig, 1830) and Über das Wesen der Gletscher und Winterreise in das Eismeer (Stuttgart and Tübingen, 1842), two early works on glacier phenomena (APC, 1959a, p.7; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 18' 00.0" S
- 66.30000°
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Longitude:
65° 04' 00.0" W
- 65.06667°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
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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