Name details

Spartan Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111309

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 SE into George VI Sound N of Tombaugh Cliffs, E Alexander Island, was the site of detailed glaciological investigations by BAS from "Fossil Bluff", 1969-75, and for two-man wintering parties, 1973-75; named after a dog team, called "The Spartans", which was used on the first ascent of the glacier (APC, 1975, p.5; BAS, 1977a, p.6; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 2-DOS 1984).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 03' 00.0" S
- 71.05000°
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Longitude:
68° 20' 00.0" W
- 68.33333°
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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
20-Dec-1974

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