Name details

Eldred Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124748

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 2.5 mi long, flowing to the N coast of King George Island immediately E of Potts Peak, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for Andrew J. Eldred, Master of the sealing vessel Thomas Hunt from Stonington, CT, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1873-74, 1875-76, 1878-79 and 1879-80. During the latter season he took part in the unsuccessful search for the Charles Shearer.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
61° 58' 00.0" S
- 61.96667°
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Longitude:
58° 16' 00.0" W
- 58.26667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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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-1960

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