Name details

Lind Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109838

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 W into Collins Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of vitamin research grouped in this area, named after Surgeon James Lind, RN (1716-94), Scottish founder of modern naval hygiene; author of A treatise of the scurvy (Edinburgh, 1753), which gave the first convincing account of experimental work establishing the dietary cause and cure of scurvy (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 24' 00.0" S
- 65.40000°
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Longitude:
63° 59' 00.0" W
- 63.98333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
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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