Name details

Meiklejohn Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110101

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 SW into George VI Sound, SE of Moore Point, was photographed from the air and surveyed from the ground by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); following further survey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949, named after Col. Ian Forbes Meiklejohn, RCS (1907-77), BGLE radio operator (APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet W 70 66, 1956; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/10, 1-DOS 1974). A BAS Pilatus Porter aircraft was abandoned near a nunatak at the head of this glacier, 1 March 1968.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 26' 00.0" S
- 70.43333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 22' 00.0" W
- 67.36667°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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