Name details

Sjögren Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111202

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 E into Prince Gustav Channel, Trinity Peninsula, to form Sjögren Glacier Tongue (q.v.), was roughly mapped in its lower reaches in October 1903 as an ice-filled fjord; named Hj. Sjögrens Fjord after Hjalmar Sjögren (1856-1922), Professor of Geology, University of Uppsala, Sweden, 1888-94, who assisted the expedition (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 2, first end map). Hj. Sjögren Fiord (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, map facing p.136). Ensenada Hij. Sjögren (Riso Patron S., 1908, end map). Sjögrenfjord (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, p.202). Fiord Sjögren (Charcot, 1912, Pl.1). Sjogren [sic] Fiord (BA chart 3205, 31.x.1921). Sjögren Fd. (HA chart, 1928). Sjögren Fiord (BA chart 3205, 25.iii.1937). The feature was surveyed in its lower part as a glacier, not as a fjord, by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1945. H.J. Sjögren Fiord, as rejected form (USBGN, 1947, p.233). Sjögren Glacier (APC, 1955, p.19; DOS 813 British Antarctic Territory sheet, 1963; BAS 250 sheet SQ 21-22/1 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1974). Sjorgren [sic] Fiord, as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.281). The glacier was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and further surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61. Fiordo Sjögren (Argentina. MM chart 124, 1957). Glaciar Sjögren (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.218; IHA, 1974, p.261). Sjögren Glacier (Fiord) (USHO, 1963, p.331).

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Location

Latitude:
64° 13' 00.0" S
- 64.21667°
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Longitude:
59° 11' 00.0" W
- 59.18333°
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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

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

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