Sharp Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sharp 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 N into Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and roughly surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57, and found to be continuous with Forel Glacier (q.v.); named North Forel Glacier after F.A. Forel (APC, 1959a, p.9; BA, 1961, p.185); in association with the names of glaciologists grouped in this area, later re-named Sharp Glacier after Robert Phillip Sharp (b.1911), American glaciologist who studied the regime and flow of Malaspina Glacier, Alaska, and other glaciers; Professor of Geology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, from 1947 (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).
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