Name details

Luke Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128223

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 at least 15 mi long, flowing NW into the head of Leroux Bay on the W coast of Graham Land. First sighted and roughly surveyed in 1909 by the FrAE. Resurveyed in 1935-36 by the BGLE, and later named for George L. Johnston, 1st Baron Luke of Pavenham, Chairman of Messrs. Bovril Ltd., who contributed toward the cost of the BGLE, 1934-37.

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Location

Latitude:
65° 42' 00.0" S
- 65.70000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 02' 00.0" W
- 64.03333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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-1955

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