Name details

Simler Snowfield

Simler Snowfield (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Simler Snowfield  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111187

Feature type: Snowfield

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

rising to c. 1200m between Hoek Glacier and Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, bounded to NW by Miller Heights and to SE by Mount Zdarsky, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of ski-mountaineering grouped in this area, named after Josias Simler (1530-76), Italian author who in his De alpibus commentarius (Tiguri, 1574) gave the first reasonable advice on precautions for travel on glaciers (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3570, 29.ix.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 03' 00.0" S
- 66.05000°
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Longitude:
65° 05' 00.0" W
- 65.08333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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:
7-Jul-1959

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