Wilkinson Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wilkinson Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
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:
flowing SW into Lallemand Fjord, SE of Holdfast Point, Loubet Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Detaille Island", 1956-57; named after Capt. John Valentine Wilkinson, RN (1914-86), commanding the guardship HMS Protector (Protector Heights, q.v.) in BAT and FID waters, 1955-57, who was responsible for the rescue by helicopter of two members of FIDS stranded on Roux Island, 10 November 1956 (APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 3571, 14.vii. 1961).
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