Hinton Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hinton Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
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:
A large tributary glacier of the Hatherton Glacier, which flows northward out of Britannia Range for 20km, between Forbes Ridge and Dusky Ridge. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MN05
Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Chief Construction Mechanic Clarence C. Hinton Jnr., who wintered at McMurdo Station in 1963 and headed a team charged with the upkeep of mechanical equipment at the outlying US stations.
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