Name details

Yáñez, Glaciar

Yáñez, Glaciar (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Yáñez, Glaciar  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Chile Gazetteer Id 134491

Feature type: Glacier (12)

Origin

This name originates from Chile. It is part of the Chile Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Descubierto por Sir Hubert Wilkins en su vuelo del 20 de diciembre de 1928 y aerofotografiado por el USAS en 1940. Cartografiado por el FIDS en 1947, que le dio el nombre por Richard F. Flint, glaciólogo y profesor de geología en la Universidad de Yale. El nombre actual corresponde al apellido del biólogo marino Parmenio Yáñez Andrade, director de la Estación de Biología Marina de la U. de Chile, quien efectuó estudios sobre la vida marina durante la Expedición Antártica Chilena de 1947. Glaciar que fluye en dirección S, hacia la ensenada Whirlwind, entre el glaciar Demorest y el cabo Northrop, en la costa E de la península Tierra de O'Higgins.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 19' 00.0" S
- 67.31667°
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Longitude:
65° 25' 00.0" W
- 65.41667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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