Name details

Haumea Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 136965

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Glacier flowing NE-Eastwards from the Lemay Range, meeting Jupiter Glacier to the North as they flow into George VI Sound. Named after Haumea, a dwarf planet situated beyond situated Pluto, discovered in 2004 by a team at the Palomar Observatory, California, and by a team at the Sierra Nevada Observatory, Spain, 2005 (APC 2010).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 00' 00.0" S
- 71.00000°
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Longitude:
68° 39' 00.0" W
- 68.65000°
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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 Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
17-Mar-2010

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