Name details

Russell West Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110985

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 W into Bone Bay, Trinity Peninsula, and forming with Russell East Glacier a through glacier to the SE coast of the peninsula, was partially surveyed in 1946 and surveyed over its length in 1948-49 by FIDS from "Hope Bay"; named West Russell Glacier after Capt. V.I. Russell, RE (Russell East Glacier, q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.22; BA, 1961, p.132). Russell Glacier, referring to both this feature and Russell East Glacier (Anderson, 1957, end map). Glaciar Russell Oeste (Argentina. MM, 1958b, p.170; Pierrou, 1970, p.641). Russell West 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 East Glacier (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.219). Glaciar Russel [sic] Weste (Chile. 1974, p.251). Glaciar Russel [sic] del Weste, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.251). Glaciar Arcondo, so called by AAE after Mayor P. Arcondo (Arcondo Nunatak, q.v.) (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter A).

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Location

Latitude:
63° 41' 00.0" S
- 63.68333°
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Longitude:
58° 40' 00.0" W
- 58.66667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Sep-1955

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