Name details

Glasser Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 138344

Feature type: Glacier

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 on James Ross Island, flowing westwards from a larger ice dome on Lachman Crags. The glacier is about 1500 m long and 500 m wide (2015). Named for Professor Neil F. Glasser (b.1966) Director of the Institute of Geography, History, Politics and Psychology, University of Aberystwyth, in recognition of his significant research on Ulu Peninsula, James Ross Island and wider contributions to Antarctic and polar science.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 52' 36.0" S
- 63.87667°
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Longitude:
57° 51' 56.0" W
- 57.86556°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

request by Adrian Fox, June 2018

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
9-Oct-2015

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