Name details

Prospect Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110722

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 N into Forster Ice Piedmont, Fallières Coast, between Kinnear Mountains and Mayer Hills, was roughly surveyed by BGLE in September 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-49, when the name Prospect Pass was applied to the col at the head of the glacier, from which there is a fine prospect across George VI Sound to Alexander Island (APC, 1955, p.17; DCS 601 sheet 69 66, 1955). Prokhod Prospekt (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Following further survey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in November 1958, the name Prospect Glacier was applied to the glacier and the pass was left unnamed (APC, 1962, p.25; DOS 610 sheet W 69 66, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 34' 00.0" S
- 69.56667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 23' 00.0" W
- 67.38333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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