Blackwelder Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Blackwelder Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A small pocket glacier, one mile wide and two miles long, between the Hobbs Glacier and Salmon Hill, in the Blue Glacier area. Photographed from the air in 1956-57 and from the ground ni January 1958, the latter by Dr Troy L Péwé, of Operation Deep Freeze III, 1957-58. Named by Péwé for Dr Eliot Blackwelder, outstanding glacial geologist and former head of the Geology Department of Stanford University, USA. Dr Blackwelder's contributions to glacial geology in western United States are well known in the field. He had also contributed much by his study of glacial advances in Alaska, and has outlined the principles by which many glacial advances can be reconginzed throughout the world.
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