Aagaard Glacier

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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Place ID: 1
Name ID: 107421

Feature type: Glacier

Origin

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:

Narrative

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 GerĂ³nimo 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)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 44' 00.0" S
- 66.73333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
64° 29' 00.0" W
- 64.48333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Jan-1951

Related information

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