Mars Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 9033
Name ID: 110015

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 Saturn Glacier, E Alexander Island, George VI Sound, was photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935, and roughly mapped from air photographs (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444); surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949; in association with the names of planets in this area, named after Mars (APC, 1955, p.14; DOS 610 sheet W 71 68, 1960; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 1-DOS 1974). Lednik Mars (Soviet Union. MMF chart 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 50' 00.0" S
- 71.83333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 26' 00.0" W
- 68.43333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

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:
31-Mar-1955

Related information

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