Name details

Bamber Glacier

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

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

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Id 140178

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Glacier on Adelaide Island, about 9 km long and 2 km wide, flowing west from between Mount Reeves and the un-named mountains to the north, to join Fuchs Ice Piedmont north of Bond Nunatak. Named for Professor Jonathan Bamber (b. 1962), Professor of Physical Geography, University of Bristol. Specialist in using satellite altimetry to study the morphology and dynamics of the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets, and the contribution of land ice to sea-level change. President, Cryospheric Sciences Division, European Geosciences Union, 2002-07; President EGU, 2017-2019.

Named For

Named for Professor Jonathan Bamber (b. 1962), Professor of Physical Geography, University of Bristol. Specialist in using satellite altimetry to study the morphology and dynamics of the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets, and the contribution of land ice to sea-level change. President, Cryospheric Sciences Division, European Geosciences Union, 2002-07; President EGU, 2017-2019.

Location

Latitude:
67° 07' 00.0" S
-67.11667°
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Longitude:
68° 05' 00.0" W
-68.08333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Landsat-8 image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey
Source Identifier:
https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/
Source Scale:
1:30 m resolution
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
UK APC
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Approved
Date approved:
14-Jul-2020

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