Neptune Glacier

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

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

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Place ID: 10162
Name ID: 110327

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 into George VI Sound between Triton Point and Cannonball Cliffs, E Alexander Island, was partially photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935; roughly surveyed near its mouth by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and further surveyed near its mouth by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949; in association with the names of planets in this area, named after Neptune ([in 71°44'S 68°30'W] APC, 1955, p.15; USHO chart 6638, 1956; [co-ordinates corrected] DOS 610 sheet W 71 68, 1960; APC, 1986, p.4); mapped over its length by FIDS in 1959 from RARE air photographs. Lednik Neptun (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Lednik Nept'yun (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 44' 00.0" S
- 71.73333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 31' 00.0" W
- 68.51667°
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:
31-Mar-1955

Related information

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