Name details

Alberts Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 121660

Feature type: Glacier (12)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A heavily crevassed glacier c. 8 mi long, flowing E from Avery Plateau, Graham Land, and entering Mill Inlet between Balch Glacier and Southard Promontory. The glacier was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy in 1968. It was delineated from these photographs by DOS, 1980, and positioned from surveys by FIDS, 1947-57. In association with the names of Antarctic historians in the area, named by UK-APC after Fred G. Alberts, American toponymist; Secretary, US-ACAN, 1949-80.

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Location

Latitude:
66° 52' 00.0" S
- 66.86667°
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Longitude:
64° 53' 00.0" W
- 64.88333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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