Forbes Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Forbes Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
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:
Glacier which flows W into the NE corner of Square Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. It is 10 mi long, 4 mi wide in its central part, and narrows to 2 mi at its mouth. The lower reaches of the glacier were first surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE under Rymill. The survey was completed in 1946-48 by the FIDS who named the glacier for James D. Forbes (1809-68), Scottish physicist who was noted for his pioneer works on glaciology.
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