Name details

Giles Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136048

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 hanging glacier that flows eastward along the south side of Moyher Ridge to Thomas Glacier in S Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by US-ACAN (2006) after J. David Giles, Polar Ice Coring Office, University of Nebraska, who supported USAP drilling operations at Taylor Dome, the South Pole, Windless Bight, Siple Dome and Kamb Ice Stream, 1993-98.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 40' 00.0" S
- 78.66667°
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Longitude:
84° 46' 00.0" W
- 84.76667°
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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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