William Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
William 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 Börgen Bay, SE Anvers Island, was roughly charted by BeAE in February 1898; further charted by DI in 1927 and so named in association with Mount William (q.v.), possible after the usage of whalers (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.22; BA chart 3572, 29.xi.1974; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). The glacier was further surveyed from a distance by FIDS from "Port Lockroy" in 1944. Glaciar Guillermo [translation of English name] (Vila Labra, 1947, p.91). Ventisquero Guillermo (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947). Glaciar William (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.302). Glaciar Tolosa, so called by AAE after a sailor of the Argentine Marine Infantry who was killed at the battle of Martín Garciá in March 1814 (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.268; Pierrou, 1970, p.690). The glacier was resurveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in November 1955.
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