Penck Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Penck 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 N into Lerchenfeld Glacier (q.v.), Vahsel Bay, Luitpold Coast, was roughly mapped in c. 77°55'S, 34°55'W by GAE, 1911 12, in January 1912, and named Penck Gletscher after Albrecht Penck (1858-1945), German geographer and geomorphologist (Brückner Glacier, q.v.); Professor of Geography, University of Vienna, 1885-1906; initiator of the 1:1000000 map of the world (Przybyllok, 1913, map p.3). Perick [sic] Glacier (USAAF chart [LR 74], 1942). Penck Glacier (USAAF chart [LR 75], 1943; [in 77°55'S 34°42'W] USBGN, 1969, p.148; [co ordinates corrected] USGBN, 1980, p.649; APC, 1982, p.3). Lednik Penka (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Penck (Argentina. IGM map, 1966). The glacier was delineated from US LANDSAT imagery of 27 January 1973.
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