Name details

Thunder Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132686

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 through glacier, 4 mi long, which extends in an E-W direction across Wiencke Island between Sierra DuFief and the Wall Range, in the Palmer Archipelago. Probably known since the discovery of Wiencke Island by the BelgAE in 1898. Charted in 1944 by the FIDS, and so named by them because a survey party was nearly overwhelmed there by an avalanche.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 50' 00.0" S
- 64.83333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 24' 00.0" W
- 63.40000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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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-1950

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