Name details

Swithinbank Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111491

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 NW into Square Bay, Fallières Coast, following survey by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1961-62, was named after Dr Charles Winthrop Molesworth Swithinbank (b. 1926), Chief Glaciologist, BAS, 1963-74, and Head, Earth Sciences Division, 1974-86; glaciologist, Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1949-52, at "Maudheim", Dronning Maud Land; with CGS Labrador, Baffin Island, 1957; glaciologist with SAE, 1963-65, at "Novolazarevskaya", Dronning Maud Land, and with USARP, summers 1959-62, 1967-68 and 1978-79; with SS Manhattan through the Northwest Passage in 1969 and with HMS Dreadnought to the North Pole in 1971 (APC, 1964, p.4; BA, 1974, p.206; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14, 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 58' 00.0" S
- 67.96667°
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Longitude:
66° 43' 00.0" W
- 66.71667°
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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 Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
12-Feb-1964

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