Name details

Usher Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111721

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 Drake Passage between Stigant Point and Davey Point, N King George Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. Joseph Usher, Master of the Sealing ship Caraquet (Caraquet Rock, q.v.), who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1821-22; he was reported to have discovered a safe anchorage on the mainland coast S of Deception Island, but to have found no fur seals (APC, 1960, p.8; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968). Lednik Ashera (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.175).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 01' 55.3" S
- 62.03203°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
58° 34' 00.0" W
- 58.56667°
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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:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

Display Scales

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