Name details

Wright Lower Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133869

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 stagnant glacier occupying the mouth of Wright Valley and coalescing at its E side with Wilson Piedmont Glacier, in Victoria Land. Formerly called Wright Glacier, but that name was amended by the VUWAE (1958-59) to distinguish this glacier from Wright Upper Glacier at the head of Wright Valley. Originally named by the BrAE (1910-13) for Charles (later Sir Charles) S. Wright, physicist with the expedition.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 25' 00.0" S
- 77.41667°
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Longitude:
163° 00' 00.0" E
163.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
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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-1962

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