Name details

Challenger Glacier

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 615

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

A glacier flowing into the eastern side of Corinthian Bay, Heard Island.

Named For

The officers of HMS Challenger proposed no names to record their own visit. This name commemorates the visit of HMS Challenger on 6-7 February 1874.

Location

Latitude:
53° 02' 01.0" S
- 53.03361°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
73° 28' 40.1" E
73.47781°
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Altitude:
250 m
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Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1971
Catalogue id
1879C4
Photographer
Budd, Grahame M

Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Oct-1952

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