Thunder Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Thunder Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
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:
between Wall Range and Fief Mountains, Wiencke Island, Palmer Archipelago, extending E-W through the island from Gerlache Strait to Peltier Channel, was surveyed by FIDS from Port Lockroy in September-October 1944 and so named because the survey party was almost overwhelmed by an avalanche in its vicinity (BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.21; DOS 310 Anvers Island, East Sheet, 1965; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). Segunda Garganta [=second pass], in association with Channel Glacier (q.v.) (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.270d). The glacier was resurveyed by FIDS from Norsel and from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955.
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