Name details

Williams Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133727

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.

Narrative

A glacier about 2.5 mi long which flows from Sladen Summit to enter Emmanuel Glacier, in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1994 after Richard S. Williams, Jr., USGS research geologist, an authority in aerial and satellite investigations of geomorphic processes and the fluctuations of glaciers on a global basis, particularly in Iceland and Antarctica; co-editor (with Jane G. Ferrigno) of Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 06' 00.0" S
- 78.10000°
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Longitude:
162° 18' 00.0" E
162.30000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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-1995

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