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)
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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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 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).
No images of this place could be found.