Name details

Trench Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111641

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 ENE into George VI Sound, S of Mount Athelstan, NE Alexander Island, was photographed from the air at its mouth by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935, and roughly mapped from air photographs (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444); surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-49, and named from the trench-like nature of its valley (APC, 1955, p.21; USHO chart 6638, 1955; DOS 610 sheet W 7068, 1960); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959. Lednik Trench (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 12' 00.0" S
- 70.20000°
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Longitude:
69° 19' 00.0" W
- 69.31667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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