Matthes Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Matthes 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 E into Whirlwind Inlet, Bowman Coast, was sighted by Wilkins on his flight of 20 December 1928 and photographed from the air by USAS in 1940; surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" and from "Hope Bay" in 1947; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after François Emile Matthes (1874-1948), American glacial geomorphologist and glaciologist of Dutch birth with USGS, 1896-1947; Chairman, Committee on Glaciers, American Geophysical Union, 1931-48, and sometime Secretary, International Commission on Snow and Glaciers (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet 67 64, 1955). Glaciar Matthes (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.511). Lednik Mattesa (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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