Name details

Smith Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 138355

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 8 km long and 3 km wide flowing north-west from between Mount Bigo and Mount Perchot into Bigo Bay, Graham Coast. Named for G. Joan Smith (b. 1931), in association with the names of pioneers of documentation grouped in this area. British Antarctic Survey archivist and registrar 1979-1991. Set up the BAS Archives, its classification scheme and computer database. Pioneer of computerisation within the UK archive and records management community; convenor of UK Society of Archivists' working party on technical standards for preservation of born-digital records. Established BAS as a Place of Deposit under the UK National Archives for records of UK national operator activity in Antarctica.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 45' 00.0" S
- 65.75000°
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Longitude:
64° 18' 00.0" W
- 64.30000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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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

request by Adrian Fox, June 2018

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
9-Nov-2016

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