Name details

Hampton Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126152

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.

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Narrative

Glacier in the NE part of Alexander Island, 25 mi long and 5 mi wide, which flows NNE along the W wall of Douglas Range to Schokalsky Bay. First photographed from the air during a flight up this glacier in 1937 by the BGLE. The mouth of the glacier was surveyed in 1948 by the FIDS and later named for Wilfred E. Hampton of the BGLE, 1934-37, who piloted the airplane that made the above mentioned flight in 1937.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 20' 00.0" S
- 69.33333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 05' 00.0" W
- 70.08333°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1955

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