Name details

Ryder Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110995

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 George VI Sound between Gurney Point and Christie Peaks, was surveyed by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); further surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-49, and named after Capt. Robert Edward Dudley Ryder, RN (1908-86), who as Lieutenant commanded the BGLE expedition ship Penola and who, on 28 March 1942, commanded the Royal Navy force at St Nazaire, being awarded the Victoria Cross "for valour" in that action (APC, 1955, p.18; USHO chart 6638, 1955; DCS 601 sheet 71 66, 1956; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 1-DOS 1974). Lednik Raydera (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 07' 00.0" S
- 71.11667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 15' 00.0" W
- 67.25000°
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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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