Name details

Perutz Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110585

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 NNE into Bourgeois Fjord, Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed near its mouth by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in its upper reaches, 1946-47, and in its lower reaches, 1948-49; in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, named after Dr Max Ferdinand Perutz (b.1914), British crystallographer of Austrian birth who made studies of firn formation and the mechanism of glacier flow; member, Jungfraujoch Research Expedition, 1938; Chairman, Medical Research Council's Molecular Biology Research Laboratory, Cambridge, 1962-79; Nobel Laureate in chemistry, 1962 ([shown in error in 66°37'S 66°25'W] APC, 1955, p.17; [co-ordinates corrected] 1958, p.6; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 37' 00.0" S
- 67.61667°
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Longitude:
66° 22' 00.0" W
- 66.36667°
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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