Name details

Remington Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130673

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

A steep glacier about 7 mi long in the SE part of the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. It rises just N of McPherson Peak and flows ESE to debouch between the terminus of Hough Glacier and Johnson Spur. Discovered by USN Squadron VX-6 on photographic flights of Dec. 14-15, 1959, and mapped by USGS from these photos. Named by US-ACAN for Edward W. Remington, glaciologist at the South Pole Station during the IGY in 1957.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 34' 00.0" S
- 78.56667°
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Longitude:
84° 18' 00.0" W
- 84.30000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1961

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