Name details

William Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133722

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 flowing S from the interior highlands of Anvers Island to the head of Borgen Bay on the SE coast of the island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered by the BelgAE, 1897-99, under Gerlache, and charted by them simply as a "grand glacier." The name William Glacier first appears on a chart based upon a 1927 survey by DI personnel on the Discovery.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 43' 00.0" S
- 64.71667°
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Longitude:
63° 27' 00.0" W
- 63.45000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1952

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