Name details

Pluto Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130210

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 on the E coast of Alexander Island, 10 mi long and 4 mi wide, which flows E into George VI Sound to the N of Succession Cliffs. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. Roughly surveyed in 1936 by the BGLE. Named by the UK-APC for the planet Pluto following FIDS surveys in 1948 and 1949.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 07' 00.0" S
- 71.11667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 22' 00.0" W
- 68.36667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
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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