Name details

Bindschadler Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122533

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.

Narrative

A glacier in the NW part of Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, flowing N between Table Mountain and Platform Spur to join Emmanuel Glacier. Named by US-ACAN in 1992 after glaciologist Robert A. Bindschadler of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; from 1983 a principal investigator for USARP studies of the West Antarctic ice sheet including dynamics of ice streams in the Siple Coast area, their interaction with the Ross Ice Shelf, and the role of polar ice sheets in global climate change.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 58' 00.0" S
- 77.96667°
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Longitude:
162° 09' 00.0" E
162.15000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1992

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