Name details

Thomas Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132624

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

A roughly Z-shaped glacier which drains the SE slopes of Vinson Massif and flows for 17 mi through the S part of the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains, leaving the range S of Johnson Spur. Discovered by USN Squadron VX-6 on photographic flights of Dec. 14-15, 1959, and mapped by USGS from the photos. Named by US-ACAN for R. Admiral Charles W. Thomas, USCG, veteran of Antarctic expeditions in the 1950s.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 40' 00.0" S
- 78.66667°
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Longitude:
84° 00' 00.0" W
- 84.00000°
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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-1961

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