Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Aagaard Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Aagaard Glacier (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
flowing S into head of Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, mapped by FIDS from "Hope Bay" , 1946-47, and photographed from the air by RARE in 1947; named after Consul Bjarne Aagaard (1873-1956), Norwegian Antarctic bibliographer and historian, in association with similar names in this area (APC, 1955, p.4; DCS 601 sheet W 66 64). Aargaard [sic] Glacier (BA chart 3570, 21.ix.1957). Glaciar Aargaard (Argentina. MM chart 110, 1957). Lednik Ogora (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Glaciar Alderete, after Gerónimo de Alderete who was appointed third Governor of the Antarctic Regions by King Charles V of Spain in 1554, and named Governor of " Terra Australis " and Captain-General of the Province of Chile in 1555 (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.22). Glaciar Aagaard (Argentina.AA, 1991 p.1)
No images of this place could be found.