Name details

Bender Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 135883

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 flowing S from Mount Atkinson and Mount Craddock into the Nimitz Glacier in S Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by US-ACAN (2006) after Professor Michael L. Bender, Department of Geosciences (Geochemistry), Princeton University (earlier, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island), whose paleoclimate research from 1984 centered on the glacial-interglacial climate change and the global carbon cycle.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 43' 00.0" S
- 78.71667°
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Longitude:
85° 20' 00.0" W
- 85.33333°
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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-2006

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