Dinsmoor Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 3657
Name ID: 108514

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 E from Detroit Plateau into Edgeworth Glacier, Nordenskjöld Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61; in association with the names of pioneers of overland mechanical transport grouped in this area, named after Charles Dinsmoor, American engineer, of Warren, Pa, and inventor in 1886 of the "endless tracking machine", a forerunner of modern tracked vehicles, which was first made commercially by Holt Manufacturing Company of Stockton, Cal., in 1906 (APC, 1964, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 24' 00.0" S
- 64.40000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 07' 00.0" W
- 60.11667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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:
12-Feb-1964

Related information

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