Name details

Weyerhaeuser Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111898

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 Mercator Ice Piedmont, W of Norwood Scarp, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air by USAS in 1940 and by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island", 14 August 1947; named after F.K. Weyerhaeuser of the Weyerhaeuser Lumber Co., who contributed lumber and insulating material to RARE ([in 68°45'S 66°00'W] USBGN, 1956, p.322: [in 68°52'S 65°22'W] APC, 1962, p.33; DOS 610 sheet W 6864, 1963; [co-ordinates corrected] APC, 1977, p.35); surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1958-59.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 55' 00.0" S
- 68.91667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
65° 28' 00.0" W
- 65.46667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

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