Name details

Müller Ice Shelf

Müller Ice Shelf (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Müller Ice Shelf  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110265

Feature type: Ice shelf

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

SW of Hooke Point, Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast, supplied from the S by Brückner Glacier (q.v.) and Antevs Glacier (q.v.), was photographed from the air by FIDASE in January 1957 and later recognized as an ice shelf (BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978); in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Fritz Müller (1926-80), Swiss glaciologist who carried out research in Switzerland, the Canadian Western Arctic, Axel Heiberg Island, N Baffin Bay, N Greenland and the Himalaya (Swiss Everest Expedition, 1957); Professor of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, and Geographical Institute, ETH [Federal Technical University], Zurich, 1971-80; Secretary, International Commission of Snow and Ice, 1971-75 (APC, 1986, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 15' 00.0" S
- 67.25000°
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Longitude:
66° 52' 00.0" W
- 66.86667°
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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:
15-Dec-1982

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