Name details

Forster Ice Piedmont

Forster Ice Piedmont (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Forster Ice Piedmont  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125294

Feature type: Piedmont (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

An ice piedmont lying landward of Wordie Ice Shelf along the W coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It is formed by the confluence of Airy, Seller, Fleming and Prospect Glaciers and is about 25 mi long from north to south and 12 mi wide. First surveyed from the ground by BGLE in 1936-37, and again in more detail by P. Forster and P. Gibbs of FIDS in 1958. Named by UK-APC after Peter D. Forster of FIDS, surveyor at Stonington Island in 1958 and at Horseshoe Island in 1960.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 22' 00.0" S
- 69.36667°
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Longitude:
67° 00' 00.0" W
- 67.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1962

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