Name details

Sibelius Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131580

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, 12 mi long and 6 mi wide, flowing S into Mozart Ice Piedmont 10 mi SW of Mount Stephenson in the N part of Alexander Island. First seen from the air by the BGLE in 1937. Mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the UK-APC for Jean Sibelius (1865-1957), Finnish composer.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 55' 00.0" S
- 69.91667°
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:
Unknown
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-1961

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