Name details

Drygalski Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124538

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

Broad glacier, 18 mi long, which flows SE from Herbert Plateau through a rectangular re-entrant to a point immediately N of Sentinel Nunatak on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered in 1902 by the SwedAE, under Nordenskjold, and named Drygalski Bay after Prof. Erich von Drygalski. The feature was determined to be a glacier by the FIDS in 1947.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 43' 00.0" S
- 64.71667°
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Longitude:
60° 44' 00.0" W
- 60.73333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1952

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