Name details

Allison Glacier

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 620

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

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

Narrative

An ice stream on Heard Island flowing from Big Ben down to the sea to the south of Cape Gazert.

Named For

Named after Ian Allison, glaciologist, Australian Antarctic Division, who carried out glaciological studies in this area in 1971 during the French-Australian Expedition.

Location

Latitude:
53° 05' 00.0" S
- 53.08331°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
73° 25' 00.1" E
73.41669°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
350 m
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1980
Catalogue id
1934A6
Caption
Looking south
Photographer
Johnstone, Gavin W

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:
3-Dec-1982

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