Name details

Nye Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110402

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 Whistling Bay, Arrowsmith Peninsula, Loubet Coast, was surveyed near its mouth by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in September 1948 (DCS 601 sheet 67 66, 1954) and photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after John Frederick Nye (b.1923), English physicist who, from 1951, has made important theoretical contributions towards the understanding of ice-sheet and glacier flow; Professor of Physics, University of Bristol, from 1969 (APC, 1960, p.6; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 26' 00.0" S
- 67.43333°
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Longitude:
67° 29' 00.0" W
- 67.48333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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