Name details

Gentle Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125607

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

A small glacier lobe, to the E and immediately below Forecastle Summit, which drains S into deglaciated Barnacle Valley in Convoy Range, Victoria Land. Though a part of the Northwind Glacier-Fry Glacier system, this diminished glacier flows back into Barnacle Valley. The name was proposed by New Zealand geologist Christopher J. Burgess and describes the glacier, but also the excellent helicopter support provided to his 1976-77 field party by U.S. Navy helicopters, "Gentle" being their code name.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
76° 46' 00.0" S
- 76.76667°
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Longitude:
161° 15' 00.0" E
161.25000°
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1993

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