Name details

Splettstoesser Glacier

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 138357

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 1.5 km wide flowing north from Widmark Ice Piedmont into Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast. Named for John Splettstoesser (1934-2016) US geologist who worked in Antarctica 1960-86. From 1983 a leading figure in the development of Antarctic tourism and the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators. Guided and lectured on tours to Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic Islands for several decades. Represented IAATO at several Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings and contributed to Antarctic science and legislation in the U.S.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 13' 00.0" S
- 66.21667°
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Longitude:
65° 30' 00.0" W
- 65.50000°
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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 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:
10-Dec-2016

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