McCance Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
McCance 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 NNW 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 and designers of sledge rations grouped in this area, and with Widdowson Glacier (q.v.), named after Robert Alexander McCance (1898-1993), Professor of Experimental Medicine, Cambridge University, 1945-66, who provided advice on concentrated sledge rations for British polar expeditions from the 1930s onwards (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961).
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