Name details

Sleipnir Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111224

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 Larsen Ice Shelf in Cabinet Inlet, WSW of Balder Point, Foyn Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1947; in association with Mount Odin (q.v.), named after Sleipnir, Odin's horse in Norse mythology (BA chart 3570, 4.vi.1954; APC, 1955, p.19; DCS 601 sheet 6662, 1955). Glaciar Sleipnir (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.262). Lednik Sleypnir (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 29' 00.0" S
- 66.48333°
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Longitude:
64° 08' 00.0" W
- 64.13333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
22-Jan-1951

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