Name details

Fireman Glacier

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139626

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A glacier in the west part of Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land, flowing northwest for approximately 4km into Cassidy Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF07

Named For

Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Edward L. Fireman (d. 1990), physicist, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA. Authority on the analysis and dating of extraterrestrial materials and space debris. From 1979 conducted investigations on the dating and composition of Antarctic meteorites and Antarctic ice samples, including deep core ice obtained at Byrd Station.

Location

Latitude:
77° 47' 27.4" S
-77.79094°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 16' 10.9" E
160.26970°
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Altitude:
1829 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Sep-1992

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