Sikorsky Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sikorsky 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 W and WSW into Hughes Bay, Danco Coast, E of Sterneck Island, was photo- graphed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Portal Point", 1957-59; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Igor Ivan Sikorsky (1889-1972), American aircraft designer of Russian birth, who pioneered the design of helicopters from 1909 (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
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