Name details

Trooz Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111661

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 W into Collins Bay, Graham Coast, N of Clapp Point, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909 (Charcot, 1912, Pl.3 and 4) and surveyed in its lower reaches by BGLE in August 1935 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p. 400); called Berthelot Glacier in association with the nearby Berthelot Islands (q.v.) ([Debenham], 1936, p.161); later named Trooz Glacier after Jules de Trooz (1857- 1907), Belgian politician and Ministre de l'Interieur et de l'Instruction Publique in 1899, who signed the Royal Decree of 4 December 1899 appointing the Commission de la Belgica, and assisted in raising funds for the publication of the BeAE scientific reports, and whose name was originally applied by BeAE to Cape PĂ©rez (q.v.) (USBGN, 1951, p.50; APC, 1955, p.21; USHO chart 6639, 1955; BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Lednik Troza (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Trooz (Chile. DHN chart 1502, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.282).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 20' 00.0" S
- 65.33333°
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Longitude:
63° 44' 00.0" W
- 63.73333°
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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-Sep-1954

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