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)
Depot Glacier (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Depot 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 NE into head of Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was roughly mapped by SwAE and named Depot-Gletscher because, as seen from Antarctic Sound on 15 January 1902, it appeared to provide a possible site for a winter station or depot (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.63). Depôt Glacier (Nordenskjöld and others, 1905, p.44). Depôt-Gletcher [sic] (Nordenskjöld and others, 1907, p.24). The glacier was resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1945-46. Depot Glacier (BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.8; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). The glacier was further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1955. Glaciar Esperanza [=hope glacier], in association with the bay (Corte, 1955, Fig. 2).
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