Name details

Russell East Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110984

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 E into Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, and forming with Russell West Glacier (q.v.) a through glacier to the NW coast of the peninsula, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1946 and named East Russell Glacier after Capt. Victor Ian Russell, RE (1918-2001), Operation "Tabarin" and FIDS surveyor, "Hope Bay", 1944-46 (Base Leader, 1945-46) (APC, 1955, p.9; BA, 1961, p.132). Russell Glacier, referring to both this feature and Russell West Glacier (Anderson, 1957, end map). Glaciar Russell Este (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.170; Pierrou, 1970, p.641). Russell East Glacier (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Glaciar Russell, referring to this feature and Russell West Glacier (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.219). Glaciar Russel [sic] del Este (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.251).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 43' 00.0" S
- 63.71667°
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Longitude:
58° 22' 00.0" W
- 58.36667°
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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 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:
20-Sep-1955

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