Rickmers Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Rickmers 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 WNW into Hugi Glacier, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of ski-mountaineering grouped in this area, named after Dr Willi Rickmer Rickmers (1873-1965), German pioneer ski-runner, explorer of the Caucasus and Pamirs, and joint author with E.C. Richardson (Richardson Nunatak, q.v.) and D. M. Crichton Somerville (Somerville Island, q.v.) of Ski-running (London, 1904), the first English manual on skiing; he also improved the design of ice axes, introducing the characteristic shape still in use (APC, 1959a, p10).
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