Name details

Morrison Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110240

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 S into the head of Cabinet Inlet, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1947; in association with the names in this area of members of the War Cabinet responsible for Operation "Tabarin" in 1943, named after The Rt Hon. Herbert Stanley Morrison, later Baron Morrison of Lambeth (1888-1965), Home Secretary and Minister of Home Security, 1940-45, and Member of the War Cabinet, 1942-45; Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1945-51; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1951 (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet 66 62, 1955). Glaciar Morrison (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.205). Lednik Morrisona (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 08' 00.0" S
- 66.13333°
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Longitude:
63° 30' 00.0" W
- 63.50000°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Jan-1951

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