Name details

Mitchell Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 128975

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.

Narrative

A glacier which descends steeply from Chaplains Tableland in NE Royal Society Range, Victoria Land, flowing ENE between Transit Ridge and Ibarra Peak to join the Blue Glacier drainage S of Granite Knolls. Named by US-ACAN in 1992 after J. Murray Mitchell (1928-90), climatologist with the U.S. Weather Bureau and successor agencies, 1955-86; project scientist on climatic change, ESSA, 1965-74; senior research climatologist, NOAA, 1974-86; member, Polar Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 1978-82 (Chairman of Committee on Polar Regions and Climatic Change, 1979-84); member, Advisory Committee to the Division of Polar Programs, NSF, 1988-90.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 57' 00.0" S
- 77.95000°
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Longitude:
163° 03' 00.0" E
163.05000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1992

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