Name details

Weir Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111874

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 N into the head of Barilari Bay, Graham Coast, was roughly charted by FAE, 1908-10, in 1909 and further surveyed in its lower reaches by BGLE in 1935-36 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.400); named after The Rt Hon. Sir William Douglas Weir, 1st Viscount Weir (1877-1959) and his son The Hon. James Kenneth Weir (later 2nd Viscount Weir) (1905-72), who contributed towards the cost of BGLE ([in

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 08' 00.0" S
- 66.13333°
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Longitude:
64° 43' 00.0" W
- 64.71667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
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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