Name details

Severinghaus Glacier

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136333

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 westward along the N side of Mount Strybing into Bender Glacier in S Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by US-ACAN (2006) after Jeffrey P. Severinghaus, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography; USAP researcher from 1996 on the history of the atmosphere, including greenhouse gases, and history of climate changes, using the ice core record.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 40' 00.0" S
- 78.66667°
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Longitude:
85° 15' 00.0" W
- 85.25000°
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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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