Pyke Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pyke 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 S from Detroit Plateau towards Larsen Inlet, Nordenskjöld Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61; in association with the names of pioneers of overland mechanical transport grouped in this area and with Weasel Hill (q.v.) on its W side, named after Geoffrey Nathaniel Pyke (1894-1948), English scientist who, in 1941, originated the ideas developed by the Studebaker Corporation into the M-29 tracked cargo carrier or Weasel, one of the first successful oversnow vehicles, and who also pioneered the use of reinforced ice as a structural material (APC, 1964, p.4; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974).
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