Name details

Wellman Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111881

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 SW into Recess Cove, Charlotte Bay, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1957-58; in association with the names of pioneers of aviation grouped in this area, named after Walter Wellman (1858-1934), American Arctic explorer who attempted unsuccessfully to reach the North Pole in a semi-rigid airship in 1907 and 1909 (APC, 1960, p.8; BA chart 3566, 25.viii.1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 29' 00.0" S
- 64.48333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
61° 24' 00.0" W
- 61.40000°
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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:
23-Sep-1960

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