Name details

Chapman Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123452

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Glacier 11 mi long and 10 mi wide in its central part, narrowing to 3 mi at its mouth, flowing W from the Dyer Plateau of Palmer Land to George VI Sound immediately S of Carse Point. First surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill. Named by the UK-APC in 1954 for Frederick S. Chapman, British mountaineer and Arctic explorer, who in 1934 brought 64 dogs from West Greenland to England for the use of the BGLE, 1934-37.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
70° 17' 00.0" S
- 70.28333°
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Longitude:
67° 55' 00.0" W
- 67.91667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1964

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