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